Fun and Easy Genetics

Genetics: one of the great breakthroughs of the 20th century, revolutionising our understanding of life on Earth. We’ve found a collection of great animated videos which cover some of the basics of genetics in a fun way. This is one called “What Exactly is a Gene?”

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There are lots more where that came from: head to Stated Clearly to watch them all.

We even have a class on genetics coming up soon in Melbourne Knowledge Week: Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat? And if you get inspired to learn more about technology and science, we have a bunch of other classes that week on topics as varied as Stem Cells, Solar Power, and Space Travel.

The featured image above is borrowed and edited, with thanks, from Duncan Hall under a Creative Commons License.