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How have advances in genetics affected society? What do we need to know to make ethical decisions about genetic technologies? This course includes the study of cloning, genetic enhancement, and ownership of genetic information. Course participants will acquire the tools to explore the ethics of modern genetics and learn how to integrate these issues into their classrooms....
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Introduction and From Mendel to 1000 Genomes

You will explore the history of genetics and genomics, and be introduced to ways of thinking ethically about issues involving genetic technology. You will learn how ethical issues can be used to spark your students’ interest, and how to uncover students’ misconceptions. ...
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4 vídeos (Total de 25 min), 6 leituras, 1 teste
Video4 videos
Introduction to the Course1min
The Broad Timeline of Genetics12min
Teaching Genetics Through an Exploration of Ethical Issues9min
Reading6 leituras
Syllabus10min
Resources10min
Genetics: A Short History10min
Nature and Nurture10min
Thinking Ethically10min
Advancing Technology and the Need for Expanding Ethical Concerns10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 1 Quiz20min

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4 horas para concluir

DNA Fingerprinting, Cloning, and the Future

You will explore systems biology, stem cells, and cloning and the applications of these technologies. You will also learn about the ethics of cloning, which will be the basis for your written assignment, which opens this week. ...
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5 vídeos (Total de 51 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video5 videos
Science Bulletins: Cloning and Conservation9min
Teaching with the Next Generation Science Standards15min
Next Generation Science Standards12min
Peer-Graded Assignment Overview4min
Reading3 leituras
Cloning: How and Why?10min
DNA Fingerprinting, Individual Identification and Ancestry10min
Tools and Techniques in the Modern Molecular Laboratory10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 2 Quiz20min

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2 horas para concluir

Genomics in Medicine

You will see how genetic information is being used to individualize medical treatments and take a video tour of the Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics at the American Museum of Natural History. You will also apply the Science and Engineering practices from A Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Education Standards in considering how to engage students in discussion about ethics....
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 41 min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video7 videos
Lab Tour with Dr. DeSalle7min
Using “Genethics” with Students6min
Science Bulletins: Stem Cells: Developing New Cures6min
Science Bulletins: Stem Cell Advance Study of Lou Gehrig’s Disease2min
Science Bulletins: Stem Cells Made from Eggs Alone2min
Science Bulletins: Genes and Health – Moving Beyond Race6min
Reading4 leituras
Epigenetics and the Epigenome10min
Human Variation Versus Ethnic Groups and Pharmacogenomics10min
Redesigning the Self: The Promise and Perils of Genetic Enhancement10min
A Modern Day Genetic Testing Conundrum10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 3 Quiz20min

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Genomes, Agriculture, and Society

This week you will learn about the societal implications of genetically modified food, and discuss ways to incorporate this issue into your teaching. ...
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3 vídeos (Total de 23 min), 6 leituras, 1 teste
Video3 videos
Science Bulletins: Potato Biodiversity – Ensuring the Future8min
Teaching About GMO Food4min
Reading6 leituras
Genetically Modified Food: Bt Corn10min
Genomics, Biotechnology, and Agriculture10min
Mapping Morality: The Rights and Wrongs of Genomics10min
Resources10min
Opportunities for Educators10min
Support AMNH10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 4 Quiz20min
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Melhores avaliações

por DBAug 13th 2017

This was a fun, informative course that I enjoyed very much.

por JGOct 19th 2015

this was a fantastic course. Genetics fascinates me!

Instrutores

Rob DeSalle, Ph.D.

Curator
Division of Invertebrate Zoology

David Randle, Ph.D.

Senior Manager of Professional Development
Education Department

Sobre American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition....

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