This project addresses two grand challenges—cutting-edge STEM content and K-12 science assessments. Using DNA Sequencing Analysis Program (DSAP), which will be modified, high school students and teachers will learn molecular biology and modern genetics by working with authentic genomic sequences, and submit their findings for review by scientists. The objective is to develop state-of-the-art Web-based tools and resources that will make it possible for high school students to conduct authentic research in bioinformatics.
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I am the local evaluator for the HI GENE Project at Rutgers, Learning by Doing and have been associated with this grant in one form or another for 17 years. I have a doctorate in science education. My day job is the Director of Science and Technology at Watchung Hills Regional High School.