Learn Genetics


Genetics is a branch of Biology, and it usually covers several subtopoics including inheritance and its molecular basis, gene expression, genetic code, nature vs nurture, mutations, natural selection, DNA sequencing, and the state of current research.

We have 16 resources for learning Genetics including educational Online Classes, Websites, Toys & Products, CDs, MP3s & Audiobooks, and Worksheets & Printables, from providers such as Khan Academy, University of Arizona, University of Utah, and Intellego.


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6-8 Life Science: Cells and Genetics


6th - 8th | Printable, Product

6-8 Core Curriculum – Life Science: Cells and Genetics Welcome to the fascinating world of genetics! In this unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will...

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Basic Genetics


8th - College | Online resource

Learn about the science of genetics for free through the University of Utah. They have an extensive online library of videos and interactives to help readers understand and explore the world of...

$49
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Become a next generation sequencing data scientist

High School - College | Online class

This specialization covers the concepts and tools to understand, analyze, and interpret data from next generation sequencing experiments. It teaches the most common tools used in genomic data...

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Classical and molecular genetics


High School - College | Online class

In the 1850s, Austrian monk Gregor Mendel carried out experiments that laid the foundations of modern genetics. Learn more about the law of segregation, the law of independent assortment, and other...

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Classical papers in molecular genetics


College | Online class

You have all heard about the DNA double helix and genes. Many of you know that mutations occur randomly, that the DNA sequence is read by successive groups of three bases (the codons), that many...

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DNA as the genetic material


High School - College | Online class

What exactly is DNA? This seemingly simple polymer, made up of just four different types of monomers, serves as the genetic material for all living organisms. For example, your DNA provides...

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Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression


College | Online class

Each mammalian cell has the same genes, yet performs distinct functions. This is achieved by epigenetic control of gene expression; the switching on and switching off of genes. This course will...

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Gene regulation


College | Online class

You have tens of thousands of genes in your genome. Does that mean your cells express all of those genes, all the time? Not by a long shot! Even an organism as simple as a bacterium must carefully...

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Genes and the Human Condition (From Behavior to Biotechnology)


College | Online class

To acquire an understanding of the fundamental concepts of genomics and biotechnology, and their implications for human biology, evolution, medicine, social policy and individual life path choices...

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Genetics


High School - College | Online class

This course discusses the principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans. The topics...

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Genetics and Society: A Course for Educators


High School - College | Online class

How have advances in genetics affected society? What do we need to know to make ethical decisions about genetic technologies? This course includes the study of cloning, genetic enhancement, and...

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Introduction to Genetics and Evolution


High School - College | Online class

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution is a college-level class being offered simultaneously to new students at Duke University. The course gives interested people a very basic overview of some...

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Python for Genomic Data Science


College | Online class

This class provides an introduction to the Python programming language and the iPython notebook. This is the third course in the Genomic Big Data Science Specialization from Johns Hopkins University.

$53

ScienceFusion Module A: Cells and Heredity


6th - 8th | Online resource, Product

Buy grade 6-8 ScienceFusion Homeschool Package Grades 6-8 Module A: Cells and Heredity, ISBN: 9780547746593 online. Shop directly from HMH now! ScienceFusion, Grades 6-8, offers 11 modules, ten...

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The Biology Project: Genetics


High School - College | Online resource

This resource has a variety of problem sets on different topics in genetics including monohybrid cross, dihybrid cross, and sex-linked inheritance to help you test your knowledge.

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The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance


High School - College | Audio CD/MP3, Book, ebook/Kindle

Epigenetics can potentially revolutionize our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological life on Earth. It explains why mapping an organism’s genetic code is not enough to determine...

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