The topic of genetic disorders falls under strand D in the 2008 issue of the Ontario Science Curriculum, grades 11 and 12. The main focus of this topic is to introduce students to the influence and possible outcomes of genetic disorders in the life of humans, as well as showcase current medicinal and technological advances in the area of genetics and genetic testing. The following pages contain numerous teaching suggestions and resources for negating common student misconceptions regarding genetic disorders. The variety of resources is meant to illustrate the many ways this strand can be differentiated to ensure student success. Please click below to navigate to specific areas within this section on genetic disorders.