Genes and You Leaflets

Teaching about Genetics from a Human Perspective

Please find below a contents list of the Genes and You pack. In each line you will find information in both PDF format as well as web page format. To return to this page at any time all you need to do is click on the red link at the top of each page which says "Genes and You Contents".

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Genes and You - Table of Contents

Section Title

Web Page Link

PDFs

     

Introduction

Introduction

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

 

Cross Curricular Activities

   

Unit 1: What's it got to do with me?

What's it got to do with me?

Unit 2: The Image of Perfection

The Image of Perfection

Unit 3: What's in a Word

What's in a Word

Unit 4: Hitting back?

Hitting back?

Unit 5: To have a baby or not to have a baby? - that is the question

To have a baby or not to have a baby? - that is the question

Unit 6: Weighing the pros and cons

Weighing the pros and cons

Unit 7: Blame it on your genes

Blame it on your genes

Unit 8: The good, the bad and.......

The good, the bad and.......

Activities to support the teaching of human genetics within the science curriculum

Genes, Chromosomes and DNA

Genes, Chromosomes and DNA

True or False?

True or False?

Four genetic conditons

Four genetic conditons

Genetic/Chromosomal Condition Cards

Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

Cleft Lip and Palate

Cleft Lip and Palate

Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB)

Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB)

Galactosaemia

Galactosaemia

Haemophilia

Haemophilia

Huntington's Disease(HD)

Huntington's Disease(HD)

Inherited breast cancer

Inherited breast cancer

Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (LMBBS)

Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (LMBBS)

Neurofibromatosis(Nf)

Neurofibromatosis(Nf)

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)

Psoriatic Arthropathy (PA)

Psoriatic Arthropathy (PA)

Sickle Cell Anaemia

Sickle Cell Anaemia

Tay Sachs Disease

Tay Sachs Disease

Thalassaemia

Thalassaemia

Usher Syndrome

Usher Syndrome

Vitiligo

Vitiligo

Information Sheets

Information Sheet 1: Chromosomes and You

Information Sheet 1: Chromosomes and You

Information Sheet 2: Boy or Girl?

Information Sheet 2: Boy or Girl?

Information Sheet 3: How are genetic disorders passed on?

Information Sheet 3: How are genetic disorders passed on?

Glossary

Glossary

Glossary