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Genomics is sparking a revolution in health care.
We send practicing scientists into your classroom to provide hands-on science presentations and activities.
Download these fun, interactive activities that get students to explore science in a new and interesting way.
Students solve a murder mystery “CSI style” while working in a real laboratory on a university campus.
Thought-provoking case studies introduce and explore genetic links in various diseases covered in the BC Biology 12 curriculum.
Choose from five exhibits featuring life science and genomics topics relevant to BC.
Cut through the jargon. Our simple glossary has definitions for important or frequently encountered concepts in genomics.
A fun-packed week for teens to expeience what it’s like to perform the same clinical practice and molecular biology techniques used by real scientists.
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
An educational (and delicious) introduction to DNA structure through edible model building.
Explore the societal benefits and challenges of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) by working in groups to solve 8 criminal cases.
In this advanced version of our build-a-bee activity, learn about the process of DNA > RNA > protein and what happens to organisms when mutations arise.
Stop global catastrophe by engineering genes into a pipecleaner plasmid and discuss how global challenges can have biological solutions.
Experience how genes and environment combine to shape evolution in this hands-on activity modeled after Darwin's famous study on Galapagos finches.
See how different kinds of mutation can impact organism physiology with this fun build-a-bee activity.
Extract and visualize DNA from cells using some basic household chemicals
How do we inherit specific traits from our parents? With the help of extraterrestrial babies, students will “cross” the two alien parents to discover how phenotypic.
Learn how traits are inherited from one generation to the next with this interactive introduction to heredity and Punnett Squares.
Learn how to information is encoded in DNA by making a simple bracelet with 4 differently coloured beads.