Curriculum & Resources

What Can DNA Tell Us About Race?

What Can DNA Tell Us About Race? Cover

This project examines issues of race and racism using a variety of scientific lenses, and debunks many widely held misconceptions. Students use a variety of techniques to look at misconceptions, including the use of simulations, discussions, and laboratory techniques to extract, amplify and compare DNA sequences.

These materials were developed by ABE Master Teacher Fellow Tracy Serros of ABE San Francisco Bay Area as part of the ABE Master Teacher Fellowship.

Resource Type
Teaching Materials
Appropriate Ages
Upper Secondary
Resource Topic
Biotech & Medicine
Biotech & Society
Race & Genetics
Data Science
Teaching and Learning
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Resource Author
Tracy Serros, ABE San Francisco Bay Area