Produced for the Citizen Science project, this resource enagages students in the debate around genetic testing and screening. It is suitable for students aged 14-16 and post-16. The activity provides an opportunity to investigate genetic disorders before considering a number of statements and situations concerning the social and ethical issues surrounding genetic testing.
The materials are flexible and can be used as part of wider work on the topic or as a lesson in itself. The resource includes teacher guidance, discussion cards and information sheets.
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