ERIC Number: ED466351
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Learning about the Human Genome. Part 1: Challenge to Science Educators. ERIC Digest.
Haury, David L.
This digest explains how to inform high school students and their parents about the human genome project (HGP) and how the information from this milestone finding will affect future biological and medical research and challenge science educators. The sections include: (1) "The Emerging Legacy of the HGP"; (2) "Transforming How Science Is Done"; (3) "Developing New Tools To Combat Disease"; (4) "Examining the Human Condition"; and (5) "The HGP Challenge for Science Educators." (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Genetics, High Schools, Science Education, Scientific Principles, Technology Education
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.