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Nuffield Council on Bioethics

The UK-based Nuffield Council on Bioethics provides an Education page with teaching resources on five main topics: biofuels, personalized healthcare, dementia, forensics, and research animals. 

The DNA Files

DNA Files contains high-quality recordings of radio programs on genetics, genetically-modified foods, gene therapy, biotechnology, transgenics, and more.

Harvest of Fear

The Harvest of Fear website is designed to accompany the PBS Nova program "Harvest of Fear." It contains a variety of stand-alone information and interactive activies to learn about genetically modified food.

DNA Interactive

DNA Interactive contains multimedia presentations on DNA, gene manipulation, the human genome, applications and the history of genetics. The DNAi Teacher Guide provides 15 downloadable lesson plans. 

DNA Television Series

The DNA Television Series and accompanying web episodes and lesson plans are a valuable resource for teachers and students about the general history and applications of DNA.

Understanding the Human Genome Project

Understanding the Human Genome Project contains downloadable combinations of videos, discussion questions, and lesson plans on human genetics, genome sequencing, bioinformatics, variation and human history as well as ethical, legal, and social implications. 

Secrets of the Sequence

With funding from the Pfizer Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University has assembled more than 50 of the best videos from the public television series, “Secrets of the Sequence” to assist teachers in the application of genetic research across the biology curriculum.  Each 8-10 minute video addresses a particular topic and is accompanied by classroom-tested lesson plans. 

Nova Education

Nova science Now provides text, video, and multimedia content from the PBS Nova TV series.

Dolan DNA Learning Center

The DNA Learning Center provides links to websites that focus on both genes and DNA.  From the beginning of DNA, to the history of corn, to the insides of cancer, each site contains animated pictures that help students grasp the concepts.

Stem Cell Resources

Stem Cell Resources contains information on tissue engineering, cloning, stem cell research and therapeutics, and ethical considerations.


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