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 an ABE Master Teacher as part of the ABE Master Teacher Fellowship.

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Resource Type
Teaching Materials
Lab-based
Appropriate Ages
Upper Secondary
Resource Topic
Bioinformatics
Data Science
PCR
Pipetting
Race & Genetics
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Equity