This unit plan asks the overarching question: how does our increasing understanding of genetics impact our personal decisions and choices?
The unit is divided into the following subsections:
1. Introducing the Genetic Process Unit: Surveying the Class and Articulating Perspectives
2. Building Empathy and Scientific Understanding of ‘Chromosomal Abnormalities’
3. Implications of Genetic Technologies: Do you really want to know?
4. Case Study Analysis: Connecting Science Technology and Society