Hey Podcast Listeners,
April is a month of firsts. First podcast over the phone, first podcast with more than one person, and first podcast to be COMPLETELY devoted to scientific resources you use to elicit wonder from your students/children/spouse/parent/pet. For this DNA Day containing month (April 25th), I talked with the great people in the National Institutes of Health Genome Research Institute in the Education and Community Involvement Branch. They want to teach you all about DNA, in fact, that is how I generated the name of this episode, The DN”A” team (Daa Da Dut DAAA, Du Duh Daaa, D-D-Daa Dut Dut Daa, Daa Duh Dada Daaa).
Prepare yourself because I’m about to go there…
I pity the fool who misses this episode because this plan came together, and if you take advantage of what we talk about, hopefully we can inspire some new and cool things to come together in your lesson plans too. There are a lot of great and free resources listed here. I have listed some of the websites below incase you don’t catch them all during the episode.
- Website: http://www.genome.gov/DNADay
- Social Media: Twitter (www.twitter.com/dnaday) Facebook (www.facebook.com/dnaday)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- DNA Day Events with NHGRI: https://www.genome.gov/20519689
- Genome Unlocking Life’s Code Traveling Exhibit, Newsletter and Resources: https://unlockinglifescode.org/traveling-exhibit
- Pinterest Challenge: https://unlockinglifescode.org/education-resource-profile/2016-national-dna-day-pinterest-challenge-k-12-teachers-and-students
- USA Science and Engineering Festival: http://www.usasciencefestival.org/2016-festival.html
As always the episode can be found here athttps://www.cure4kids.org/ums/sites/teachers/plugins/page.php?id=19 and make sure to like the podcast on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sciencesoundbites/
Please share this with a teacher/science enthusiast you know and if you made it this far, drop me a line and tell me what you think of the podcast, how you or your students use it, or topics you want to hear in the future.
Cheers, enjoy, and sorry for getting the song stuck in your head,