Witness how genetics can be applied in real life! Through various activities, students learn how dairy farmers can improve the genetic make-up of their herd using modern technologies. Students will understand some of the science that goes into the selection and breeding of dairy cows.
Note: This program is virtual via Zoom.
Consult this Educational Activity Kit: Genetics and Biotechnology for ideas to extend the learning — and the fun!
Grade 11: Biology — Genetics or Genetics Processes
Grade 12: Biology — Molecular Genetics
Science — Biotechnology
Mathematics, Science and Technology — Science and Technology
Secondary Cycle 2: Competency 1 — Seeks answer or solutions to scientific or technological problems
Grade 12: Science — Anatomy and Physiology
Grade 11: Biology
Grade 12: Biology
Grade 12: Biology — Genetic Continuity
Grade 12: Biology 3201
Grade 12: Biology 30
An educator from the museum will connect with your classroom using Zoom videoconferencing. Through your web camera and the chat feature, the educator will see and interact with the students throughout the session. See the attached document for tips and tricks for connecting with your class.
After you book your program, we will provide information about the program set up and any supplies you/your students will need to maximize your experience.
Your school may be eligible for financial support. For more information, contact the Customer Engagement Team.
Booking requests can be made through the Online Reservation Request Form.