Education on the Benefits & Ethical Implications of Personal GeneticsWhat can an analysis of your DNA reveal about you, your family history, and your health? What might easy access to information about your genes mean for you and for society as a whole? The ability to learn about our genes and how they work has undergone an enormous leap forward in the last 10 years. pgEd aims to get people talking about the potential benefits and implications of the fast-approaching world of personal genetics. Let's begin the conversation.
Highlights from pgEd
- Get the Lessons →
- Map-Ed.org and work your way through five simple questions about genetics to pin yourself on a world map. No expertise in genetics necessary! Share with your friends and keep you eye on the map to watch the pins filling in across your community and around the globe. Check out the quiz and the map →
- calendar for other teacher PDs across the country, and please join our mailing list if you would like to receive updates about trainings and curricular materials. For general info on PDs →
Thanks to our sponsors!pgEd is grateful for the tremendous support of the Harvard Medical School Department of Genetics. pgEd thanks Autodesk, Genentech, and IDT for their generous support of GETed 2013 as well as Autodesk for its contributions to the development of Map-Ed (updated map launching soon). Support pgEd →
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