Genetics has been traditionally taught in the high school with Gregor Mendel and his pea plants. But the staff at the Science Education Partnership (SEP) at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center believe that today's high schoolers really want to know the science behind race, racism, and genetics. And high school teachers are desperate to figure out how to teach this complex subject.
SEP has put together a curriculum unit called Race, Racism, and Genetics that is made to help high school science teachers navigate the challenging subject of race and genetics. SEP's eight-lesson... Read more