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Learn about Genetics

In this page, you can find information about DNA, genes and genomes and genetic conditions.

Teachers

Partly tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
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

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14-18 year olds
Inside DNA

A great website focusing on the latest developments in the world of human genomics. Together with explaining what DNA is, it explains recent scientific findings and provides a forum for debating the issues raised.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

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

Partly tablet-friendly

16-18 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

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Designer Babies

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

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
GSK Science Education

GSK has created this superb site to support science teachers around the globe. Resources are organised around three strands: Extraordinary Beings, Body Matters and Tackling World Health. Great films and creative learning tasks.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

8-14 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

Tablet-friendly

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

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
Genes and Variety

A comprehensive IWB biology teaching resource with section headings: Classifying Organisms, Evolution, Adaptation and Variation and Genetics.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-13 year olds
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