Basic questions and answers to help educators with The DNA Files
workshops, the activities, and the related science.
Basic vocabulary for words and scientific terms used in The DNA Files
SUGGESTED WEB LINKS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Basics about DNA
From the Huntington’s Outreach Project for Education at Stanford University, this article has great scientific information, is well organized, and is written for a general audience.
An animated introduction to DNA, genes, and heredity developed by the Dolan DNA Learning Center, part of the Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory.
Current Science and Comprehensive Information
A comprehensive web site from the National Human Genome Project at the National Institutes of Health. The site includes up-to-the minute science and helpful basic information, including a detailed glossary.
Resources for Educators
A resource site for educators interested in human genetics and the human genome. The University of Kansas Medical Center maintains the site.