Lesson Objectives
1. Alike But Not the Same Game, and class inventory of traits introduce notion that genes and the environment influence the diversity of humans.
2. The Meaning of Genetic Variation CD-ROM-based activity illustrates DNA sequences are responsible for genetic differences, and associated with disease, survival, evolution.
3. Molecular Medicine Comes of Ages Role-play pharmaceutical company employees to develop new drugs - exemplifies benefits of molecular genetics.
4. Are You Susceptible? A game explores the links between genetic variation, environmental factors, and disease prevention.
5. Making Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty A family's case study on genetic variation testing exemplifies difficult moral and social questions for our society.