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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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完成時間為 2 小時

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. ...
Reading
4 個視頻(共 25 分鐘), 6 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
Introduction to the Course1分鐘
The Broad Timeline of Genetics12分鐘
Teaching Genetics Through an Exploration of Ethical Issues9分鐘
Reading6 個閱讀材料
Syllabus10分鐘
Resources10分鐘
Genetics: A Short History10分鐘
Nature and Nurture10分鐘
Thinking Ethically10分鐘
Advancing Technology and the Need for Expanding Ethical Concerns10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Module 1 Quiz20分鐘

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完成時間為 4 小時

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. ...
Reading
5 個視頻(共 51 分鐘), 3 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
Video5 個視頻
Science Bulletins: Cloning and Conservation9分鐘
Teaching with the Next Generation Science Standards15分鐘
Next Generation Science Standards12分鐘
Peer-Graded Assignment Overview4分鐘
Reading3 個閱讀材料
Cloning: How and Why?10分鐘
DNA Fingerprinting, Individual Identification and Ancestry10分鐘
Tools and Techniques in the Modern Molecular Laboratory10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Module 2 Quiz20分鐘

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完成時間為 2 小時

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....
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7 個視頻(共 41 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
Lab Tour with Dr. DeSalle7分鐘
Using “Genethics” with Students6分鐘
Science Bulletins: Stem Cells: Developing New Cures6分鐘
Science Bulletins: Stem Cell Advance Study of Lou Gehrig’s Disease2分鐘
Science Bulletins: Stem Cells Made from Eggs Alone2分鐘
Science Bulletins: Genes and Health – Moving Beyond Race6分鐘
Reading4 個閱讀材料
Epigenetics and the Epigenome10分鐘
Human Variation Versus Ethnic Groups and Pharmacogenomics10分鐘
Redesigning the Self: The Promise and Perils of Genetic Enhancement10分鐘
A Modern Day Genetic Testing Conundrum10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 3 Quiz20分鐘

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完成時間為 2 小時

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 個視頻(共 23 分鐘), 6 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video3 個視頻
Science Bulletins: Potato Biodiversity – Ensuring the Future8分鐘
Teaching About GMO Food4分鐘
Reading6 個閱讀材料
Genetically Modified Food: Bt Corn10分鐘
Genomics, Biotechnology, and Agriculture10分鐘
Mapping Morality: The Rights and Wrongs of Genomics10分鐘
Resources10分鐘
Opportunities for Educators10分鐘
Support AMNH10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 4 Quiz20分鐘
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創建者 DBAug 13th 2017

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

創建者 JGOct 19th 2015

this was a fantastic course. Genetics fascinates me!

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Rob DeSalle, Ph.D.

Curator
Division of Invertebrate Zoology

David Randle, Ph.D.

Senior Manager of Professional Development
Education Department

關於 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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