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Learn Genetics

Science education tools for teachers on all aspects of genetics including hands-on experiments appropriate for classroom use or individual student projects. See how genetics affect the lives of people and society.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
Big Picture

Big Picture, from the Wellcome Trust, is aimed at post-16 biology teachers and students has a fantastic array of free online resources including activities, animations, videos, lesson plans, articles, images, and more.

Pupils
16-18 year olds
Designer Babies

PowerPoint presentations looking at the ethics and opinions associated with 'Designer Babies'. There are also worksheets and lesson plans.

Teachers
11-14 year olds
Genes and Inheritance

A brilliant resource for GCSE students on all about genes, DNA, inheritance, cloning. It explains how we can use genes.

Teachers, Pupils
14-16 year olds
Yourgenome.org

Discover about DNA, genes and genomes and possible health implications.

Teachers
14-18 year olds
S-Cool! - A Level Biology

Excellent biology revision notes from S-Cool. They cover the main principles of most syllabuses, but check out your own to ensure coverage.

Pupils
16-18 year olds
Biozone

Over 1000 biology links for students and teachers organised into subjects ranging from animal behaviour to biotechnology, genetics to student projects.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
BioEthics Education Project

Find information on a wide range of bioethical issues such as gm crops, climate change, genetic technology, pollution, biodiversity, farming and cloning. There is an online discussion area and teaching resources matched to A Level syllabi.

Teachers, Pupils
16-18 year olds
BBC Higher Bitesize Revision

Higher Bitesize is a revision site especially for those students taking the Scottish higher examinations.

Pupils
16-18 year olds
GCSE Bitesize Revision - Science

Comprehensive coverage of GCSE science topics which have been arranged by exam board specifications. Interactive quizzes to test your knowledge, but don't wait for revision time before you try it out.

Pupils
14-16 year olds
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