Genetics 7-9

This is a high school-level presentation of genetics for advanced middle school students.

Topics include Mendelian genetics, the cell, DNA, chromosomes, mutations, cancer, bacterial transformation, recombination, viruses, genetic engineering, transcription and translation, evolution, and the human genome.

Activities include small-group discussion of reading assignments, hands-on activities, demonstrations, short research papers, and student presentations.

Summer 2019 Genetics 7-9 Class Sections

Session Dates Location Time
Session I 6/17/2019 - 6/28/2019 Tysons Morning
Session II 7/1/2019 - 7/12/2019 Fairfax Morning
Session III 7/15/2019 - 7/26/2019 McLean Morning
Session IV 7/29/2019 - 8/9/2019 Annandale Afternoon

"Learning about the human body is fascinating, and I think many kids would love the class."

- Amare D, Alexandria, VA

"My child had a great time, and the instructor was great."

- Sarah and Tom M, Ashburn, VA