Provide Real-World Context to the Classroom
Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Australia offers schools in Victoria with a free genetics presentation to science or biology classes.
The presentation we is meant as an introduction to genetically acquired blood disorders, focusing on thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia.
The content ties in with the current VCE biology curriculum and includes information on:
Thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia and its genetics
Autosomal recessive inheritance and punnet squares
Current Medical Research
Importance of blood donations and social impact opportunities