Gene Stories

Name:Gene Stories

Brief Description of the Site:
Gene Stories is a unique site that provides teachers and students with information about the study of genes from a scientific, health-related, or historical viewpoint. Each section provides a unique "spin" on the study of genes and offers numerous interesting and engaging activities and essays about the importance of genes to human life.

How to use the site:
This site is a comprehensive resource on genes and genetics for life science, health, and even history teachers. Numerous interesting and engaging activities, centered on gene research, are found at the site. Activities include simple activities such as determining eye color to more involved activities that investigate population studies, genetically modified foods, and determining Viking ancestry. Teachers will find articles and features that help provide background for other types of classroom lessons.

Submitted by:
David Jakes