Let’s Talk About Genetics situation cards help students understand and explore genetics in real-world settings. Topics cover mitosis, meiosis, DNA, heredity, genetic testing, stem cell research, and the ethics involved in applying genetics to solve medical problems.
This 40-card set presents situations and questions about the science of genetics and its importance to our future. To answer the questions, students will need to examine the information, its real-life applications and consider the implications for affecting our health and lives.
Written by science teacher, Bruce Curtis, the cards are great for general class discussion, panel discussions, research, cooperative learning activities, quizzes and tests. Use with students in grades 6-12. Set contains: 40 activity cards and an extensive teacher’s guide/answer key. © 2011.
Let’s Talk About Genetics meets the National Science Education Content Standard C.