APPLICATION FOR NC DNA DAY 2023 IS NOW OPEN!
Would you like a scientist from one of NC’s leading research institutions to talk with your high school science classroom?
Each year, NC DNA Day sends scientists to classrooms across NC. During the visit, the scientist will teach an interactive and engaging module on an aspect of genetics and biotechnology. In addition, the ambassador will talk with your students about his or her own research and about exciting careers in biotechnology!
Please visit http://ncdnaday.org/sign-up/teachers/ to sign up to have a scientist speak with your high school classroom and present an engaging module covering a topic related to genetics and genomics! This year’s topics include these exciting, hand-on lessons:
- Personalized Medicine (Pharmacogenomics)
What Teachers are Saying…
“DNA Day has been a wonderful addition to my classroom for the past 3 years… My students love it when they have “real life scientists” come talk to them. It helps the students see that science is “real” and can be fun and interesting and is truly part of their actual life.”
“The presentation was fantastic, and my students thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were motivated and engaged!”
- “This presentation completely supplemented what we’ve been doing in my classes this year. It gave the students something to think about and demonstrated the relevance of what we’re learning.”
What Students are Saying…
“I forgot how much one could do with a background in science. It opens doors that I can’t wait to discover.”
“The ideas/concepts were presented in a colorful way yet understandable way to both teach us and keep our attention.”
“Today I realized that there were many more career options in science than I realized before.”
For more information about NC DNA Day and to sign up, visit our website: http://ncdnaday.org/sign-up/teachers/