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Thursday, January 10 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hands-on DNA (131)

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In this interactive and hands-on workshop we will demonstrate and discuss how you can run simple, low-cost activities in your classroom to introduce primary school students to DNA, gene and genomes.
From origami helices to DNA code cracking of ancient humans and carrying out a class genetic variation investigation we will highlight a range of resources to help inspire your students.
Activities and resources demonstrated are available on our website www.yourgenome.org and www.wgc.org.uk/education. 

Speakers
avatar for Francesca Gale

Francesca Gale

Education Development Lead, Welcome Sanger Institiute
I am the Education Development Lead at the Wellcome Genome Campus – the home of the Sanger Institute and the European Bioinformatics Institute. I am responsible for the education programme on and off campus. I work with scientists to develop engaging resources for school students... Read More →
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Michael Norman

Science Engagement and Outreach Officer, Wellcome Genome Campus
I am the science engagement and outreach officer at the Wellcome Genome Campus. My role involves setting up and running a number of outreach programmes, designed to engage a wide audience with the research being carried out on our campus. I work with schools and community groups to... Read More →


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