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of resources to help students learn more about the Human Genome Project
(HGP) and related issues.
Background Information on the Human
Human Genome Project Benefits and Implications
Medical Applications of Genome Research
The Science Behind the Human Genome Project
Why the Department of Energy was Involved in the Human
Download slide sets to use in presentations about genetics, the Human
Genome Project (HGP), and issues surrounding the HGP.
Webcasts, Graphics and
- Webcasts -Online audio and video presentations
about genetics and the human genome project.
Gallery - View and download genome science images provided by the
US Department of Energy Genome Program.
Mouse Genetics from Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Learn about
mouse genetics and the statistics behind the inheritance of red eyes
and black fur. Requires Shockwave plug-in.
- Animations for advanced
high school and college biology students.
- The following animations
are provided by the University of Nebraska Institute of Agriculture
and Natural Resources. Requires Flash 5 Player.
Animation Library - Play animations depicting different biological
technologies such as PCR, Southern blotting, and cycle sequencing.
Provided by the Dolan DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor
Laboratory. Requires Shockwave plug-in.
Programs for Students
- Student Summer
Day Camps - Genetics workshops for middle and high school students.
Provided by the Dolan DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
& Fellowships - Programs for undergraduate students in genetics
or related disciplines. From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Careers in Genetics
Science Fair Resources
Other Sites for Students
- BioInteractive.org -
Virtual labs, animations and more from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
- Cool Science for Curious
Kids - Biology projects for grades K-4 from the Howard Hughes Medical
- Genetic Science Learning Center
- An excellent source for online multimedia tutorials and activities
covering topics such as basic genetics, chromosomes, genetic disorders,
cloning, stem cells, and genetic testing. Browser requirements: Internet
Explorer 6, Netscape Navigator 6.x, or Mozilla 1.x.
at GlaxoSmithKline - View interactive, animated modules covering
the following topics: Overview of DNA; Overview of Genes; Chromosomes,
Mitosis, & Meiosis; Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms; and Heredity
& Inheritance Patterns. Targeted to the general public.
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