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Educator Trek: Genes, Alleles, and Chromosomes, Oh My!

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm

Need a refresher on how DNA, chromosomes, genes and alleles are related? Want some tips on how to demonstrate the importance of meiosis to genetic variation? Spend the day in the Micro World Investigate Lab testing out a variety of hands-on genetics activities appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students and making instructional materials to take back to your classroom.

Credit: 8 contact hours toward CEUs or Criteria III for North Carolina’s Environmental Education Certification Program

Registration information: Educator Trek Online Registration
Once you complete the online registration form, you will receive an email confirming that there is a space available in the workshop(s) you requested and an invoice for the Trek deposit (typically $25/workshop). You will need to return the invoice with payment within two weeks to confirm your space. Any balance of the workshop fee is due at the time of the workshop and can be brought with you. If the workshop is already full at the time we receive your registration, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list.


  • Fee: $35 (includes take-home resources)
  • Requirements: This workshop is specifically targeted for upper elementary and middle school teachers.
  • Program Instructor: Christy Flint
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May 12, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$35 (includes take-home resources)


Micro World Investigate Lab

Downtown Raleigh
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Melissa Dowland