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Nutrigenomics: A Context for Teaching Year 12-13 Biology

Teacher Professional Development presented by LENScience in conjunction with the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Department of Nutrition and Nutrigenomics New Zealand.

This professional development seminar will;

  • introduce teachers to the science of nutrigenomics
  • discuss related ethics issues
  • outline the potential to use this context in teaching
  • present assessment tasks and resources to support the use of this context in Year 12 and 13 Biology / Science.

Date: Tuesday 16th March 2010
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: Broadcast Live via Satellite TV or the National Education Network from the Liggins Institute Seminar Room

Presenters: Professor Lynn Ferguson | Dr Matthew Barnett | Jacquie Bay | Michal Denny 

Audience: Year 12 and 13 Biology and Science teachers

Curriculum links:

  • New Zealand Curriculum - Science / Biology Level 7 - 8

Assessment Links:

Teacher Resources

Resources to help use Nutrigenomics as a context for teaching and learning can be found here

Participating in the Professional Development

Watch the Professional Development Seminar

This seminar was broadcast on Tuesday 16th March 2010. Click here to download a copy of the seminar, or click on the player below to watch the seminar on this page

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This is a satellite seminar linked to the 4th Asia-Pacific Nutrigenomics Conference.Teachers are also encouraged to attend the Conference Poster Session and Public Lecture on Monday 22nd February.