Human Genome Project
In this genetics activity, students access a website to learn about the Human Genome Project. Based on what they read, students will complete 5 short answer questions.
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3 Sad Surprises: The Human Genome Project
Why do humans have so many genes that don't do anything? A video explains the Human Genome Project. It starts with what we thought it would do and ends with what it actually did. There were surprises and it has led to entirely new fields...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
How to Sequence the Human Genome
Every human is unique, from our thoughts and actions to our DNA. Scientists spent billions of dollars and over a decade to map the human genome, the sequence of DNA within one human being. Since the project was completed ten years ago,...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The race to sequence the human genome
The world of genetics and DNA is much clearer than it was 25 years ago, in large part due to the success of the Human Genome Project. Watch a short, engaging video about the dueling organizations who raced to be the first to sequence the...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable