ERIC Number: ED238679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Genes and Surroundings. [Student's Guide.]
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs, CO. Center for Education in Human and Medical Genetics.
This activity unit on human and medical genetics for junior high and middle school students emphasizes variability and diversity in genetics. Twenty-five activities are organized into five sections: (1) individual differences among human beings; (2) causes of similarities and differences among humans and between generations; (3) variety in living things and ways in which people are alike; (4) changes caused by aging; and (5) effects of the environment on humans. Each activity includes a list of materials needed, directions for completing the activity, questions for discussion, suggestions for further exploration, and a self quiz. (DC)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Aging (Individuals), Biology, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Environmental Influences, Genetics, Heredity, Individual Differences, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., 2460 Kerper Blvd., Dubuque, IA 52001 ($3.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs, CO. Center for Education in Human and Medical Genetics.