Lesson Plan Database
classroom-tested lesson plans intended to follow the BSCS's 5E instructional model. All lessons were developed by GENA teams and other ASHG programs, such as the High School Workshop.
Genetics Education Outreach Network (GEON) is a network of genetics professionals who
are willing to assist K-12 science teachers when teaching genetics. Teachers can search for GEON members
by location or
External Genetics Resources
links to exemplary
websites, books, and videos
to share with
Additional Evolution Resources
Darwin, as well
as primers and
Understanding Autism Through Genetics
This article for educators explains our current understanding of autism spectrum disorders as a complex trait influenced by variation in multiple genetic loci and by epigenetic factors.
DNA: The Long and Short of It
Explore the data ASHG collected at the 2011 USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Learn about height and tongue-rolling as complex and simple traits, respectively.