GeneEd – Genetics, Education, Discovery

GeneEd Web, developed and maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Human Genome Institute (NHGRI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is a safe and useful resource for students and teachers in grades 9 – 12 to learn genetics. The Web site allows the user to explore topics such as Cell Biology, DNA, Genes, Chromosomes, Heredity/Inheritance Patterns, Epigenetics/Inheritance and the Environment, Genetic Conditions, Evolution, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, DNA Forensics, and Top Issues in Genetics.

Link to resource:
http://geneed.nlm.nih.gov/

Health.gov

This website provides a variety of health information on general health topics or prevention information specific for your age and sex.

Link to resource:
http://www.health.gov/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC collaborates to create the expertise, information and tools people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability and preparedness for new health threats.

Link to resource:
http://www.cdc.gov/

Genetic Alliance

The world’s leading nonprofit health advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics. Our open network connects members of parent and family groups, community organizations, disease-specific advocacy organizations, professional societies, educational institutions, corporations, and government agencies to create novel partnerships. We actively engage in improving access to information for individuals, families and communities, while supporting the translation of research into services.