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Title: Teach. Genetics: Epigenetics
Url: http://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/epigenetics/
Publisher: University of Utah
Description: The University of Utah continues to add to their very fine offerings at their Genetic Science Learning center website. This recent addition deals with the field of epigenetics, which is the study of the chemical reactions that switch parts of the genome off and on at strategic times and locations. This learning module contains an animated introduction to the eipgenome ("The Epigenome At A Glance"), along with worksheets, tests, and discussion questions. Moving on, the "Your Environment, Your Epigenome" area contains a checklist that helps students record some of the epigenome-influencing factors present in their own environments. This is really the tip of the iceberg, as there are ten other similar activities, complete with learning objectives and assessment questions. The site is rounded out by a talk by scientist Moshe Szyf on "The Epigenome As an Interface Between the Social Environment and Our Genome."
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Genetics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Genetics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- General science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Informal education
Key Concept: Biology -- Genetics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Format: html
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-03-26 13:51:29 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-02-29 12:45:37 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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