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Statement on the Importance of Participation of Scientists in K-12 Science Education


MSPnet: MSPnet is an online sharing community for all Math and Science Partnership (MSP) projects funded by NSF. You can access the final lesson plans of all GENA partnerships.


Publication Opportunities: This is a list of education journals, their audiences, and author guidelines that you may find helpful if you are considering submitting genetics education articles for publication.


ASHG Genetics Education Resources


Teaching Genetics



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Teaching Mitochondrial Genetics and Disease: A GENA Project Curriculum Intervention

Reardon, R. and Sharer, D. (2012). The American Biology Teacher, 74 (4): 224-230.


Closing the Gap: Inverting the Genetics Curriculum to Ensure an Informed Public
Dougherty, M.J. (2009). The American Journal of Human Genetics, 85, 6-12.


Current Developments and Funding Opportunities in Life Sciences Education
Allen, D. and Woodin, T. (2009). CBE – Life Sciences Education, 8, 95-99.


Scientists in Science Education
BSCS (2008)


Grappling with the Literature of Education Research and Practice
Dolan, E.L. (2007). CBE – Life Sciences Education, 6, 289-296.


Guidelines for preparing presentations for young audiences
NHGRI (2006)



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