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You will find them in our Type 2 Diabetes Collection.

Our newly updated type 2 diabetes lesson for high school health and biology classes are user-friendly, high quality, standards-based, and optimized for both in-person and online learning.

Health, Nutrition, and Type 2 Diabetes

Biology, Homeostasis and Type 2 Diabetes

Our Google site also has links to:

  • Blood Sugar Balance Game
  • The Microbiome: Food, Fiber, and Fitness
  • Place, Policy, and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Sugar Sensation Adapting to change
  • Gymnema Tea: Disrupting taste
  • The Microbiome: Food, Fiber, and Fitness
  • The Ethics of Access: Vaccines and Insulin

Resources for using the nematode C. elegans to explore homeostasis and systems biology can be found here.

GEMNet and GEM have been supported by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Our previous project, Genes, the Environment, and Me, (GEM) resulted in two curricular units which can be found under "Instructional Materials."

Genome Sciences Education Outreach at the University of Washington in Seattle develops innovative programs that bring leading-edge science to teachers and students in K-12 schools. These programs provide interdisciplinary, hands-on science curricula, teacher training, equipment, and support to promote systemic change in schools.

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UW Medicine Newsroom Report: Diabetes Course Inspire Healthy Choices in High Schoolers

Recent Publications: Celebrating STEM in Rural Communities: A Model for an Inclusive Science and Engineering Festival details three successful science festivals held in Yakima, Washington.

The paper How Do You Like Your Science, Wet or Dry? reports on impacts of the Exploring Databases project.

Socratic Seminar with Data: A Strategy to Support Student Discourse and Understanding is available in the August 2017 issue of The American Biology Teacher

Carolina Kit to Support Worm Curriculum: GSEO is partnering with Carolina Biological Supply to support teachers with the What can we learn from worms? curriculum. Kits are now available here.

Exploring Databases awarded the July 2013 Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction. Click Read More for link to Science article.

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