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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1993. Project 2061 has been working since 1985 to produce a set of tools that will help reform education in science, mathematics, and technology, including both the design of local curriculum and the educational system in which curriculum unfolds. Benchmarks specifies how students should progress toward science literacy, recom- mending what they should know and be able to do by the time they reach certain grade levels. (3)

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study. Basic Genetics: A Human Approach. Dubuque IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 1991. (3)

_________. Mapping and Sequencing The Human Genome: Science, Ethics and Public Policy. Colorado Springs, CO: BSCS and American Medical Association, 1992. Addresses ethical issues and explains the Human Genome Project. (3)

_________. Developing Biological Literacy: A Guide to Developing Secondary and Post Secondary Biology Curricula. Colorado Springs, CO:: BSCS, 1993. Useful guide for changing biology curricula and integration of the various topics and ideas from the Winding Your Way Through DNA" symposium into biology courses. (3)

Cornell Institute for Biology Teachers. DNA Profiling in the Courtroom. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Institute for Biology Teachers, Cornell University, 1993. Lessons for presenting DNA fingerprinting. (3)

Dawson, Douglas, Hill, Stacey and Rulfs, Jill, eds. Bi o tech nol o gy: The Technology of Life. Worcester, MA: Massachusetts Biotechnology Research Institute, 1992. A resource book of lesson plans and activities for K-12 teachers, developed by the Massachusetts Biotechnology Research Institute in collaboration with the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and The New England Science Center. (3)

Jennings, Bruce, et al. New Choices, New Responsibilities: Ethical Issues In the Life Sciences. Briarcliffe Manor, NY: The Hastings Center, 1990. A teaching resource on bioethics of high school biology courses. (3)

Kieffer, George H. Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering and Society Monograph Series: III. National Association of Biology Teachers, 1987. This monograph provides a very accessible background to topics listed in its title. (3,4)

National Association of Biology Teachers and North Carolina Biotechnology Center A Sourcebook of Biotechnology Activities. Reston, VA: National Association of Biology Teachers, 1990. (3)

National Research Council. High- School Biology Today and Tomorrow. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1989. Includes a collection of articles about current issues in biology education. (1, 3)

_________. Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1992. (2-3)

_________. National Science Education Standards: An Enhanced Sampler. Washington, DC: National Research Council. February 1993. A working paper of the National Committee on Science Education Standards and Assessment. (1, 3) Reforms in Science Education, K-12. School of Education Review: Special Issue. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco State University, Spring 1993. Includes a number of useful articles on incorporating biotechnology in the curriculum. (3-4)

Speaker, Susan L. and Lindee, M. Susan, with Hanson, Elizabeth. A Guide to the Human Genome Project: Technologies, People, and Institutions. Philadelphia, PA: Chemical Heritage Foundation, 1993. A publication of the Biomolecular Sciences Initiative of the Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry. (3-4)


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