Genetics, Genomics, and Genethics
Working Groups: Using What We Learn
As a working group, you will use an ethical issue of your choice to apply the skills and techniques you will learn in the common institute labs. You will will share the results of your efforts by
Getting Started- Taking the First Step1) Identify ethical, legal, or social issues associated with recent developments in genetics or genomics.
2) Develop a question related your selected issue(s) that can be answered through an experiment or research.
Click here for a few examples.
Moving Ahead- Research in Action
3) Carry out the research, using lab protocols learned during the institute.
Making Sense of It All- Analyze and Apply4) Discuss the results of your research.
5) Show how this research activity can be used with students in the classroom.
For more details on how to design your project, take a look at the project rubric.
Created for the Fermilab
LInC program sponsored by Fermi National
Accelerator Laboratory Education Office
and Friends of Fermilab , and
funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois
State Board of Education, North Central
Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North
Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National