B1 You and your genes - weblinks
Genetics are rarely out of the news. For news reports on recent events take a look at the Guardian website http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/genetics where you will also find links to other related science topics.
The National Centre for Biotechnology Education (NCBE), website has pages with the protocols for a wide range of school biotechnology practical activities.
This story about a pair of twins in the US separated at birth for a research project into nature or nurture provides material for an ethical debate.
This story is about a pair of twins in the UK separated at birth when both were given up for adoption.
These two stories describe the beginning and the end of the controversy surrounding Caster Semenya, a South African track athlete with hyperandrogenism.
This web page has links to a variety of short 5-15 minute activities that enliven lessons. They include short games and word plays that can be adapted to a variety of contexts.
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Activity sheet AB1.7.2 is available as an A2 poster from the UYSEG project office at York.
This pdf document provides patient information for a woman considering CVS or amniocentesis
The Guardian website includes a wide range of report around current genetics and ethics issues
The HFEA provides information for patients, donors, and donor-conceived people.