Instructional Model

Teacher Guide

Teacher Background

Printable Materials






About the Author



Work Cited

Austad, Steven N. Why We Age: What Science is Discovering about the Body's
      Journey through Life. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997.

Bybee, R. W. (Ed.). National Standards and the Science Curriculum: Challenges,
      Opportunities, and Recommendations. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt, 1966.

Kirkwood, Tom. Time Of Our Lives: The Science of Human Aging. New York:
      Oxford UP, 1999.

"Scientists extend the life span of human cells." Online Posting. 13 Jan. 1998.
     UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. 10 Mar. 2002

"Scientists target a master gene linked to cancer, arthritis and other age-related
     diseases." Online Posting. 10 Apr. 2000. 10 June 2002

United States. National Center for Biotechnology Information. A Science Primer.
      25 Mar. 2002 <>.

United States. National Institute on Aging. In Search of the Secrets of Aging. 15
      Mar. 2002       <>.

United States. National Institute on Aging. Research for a New Age. 15 Mar. 2002

United States. National Institutes of Health. Human Genetic Variation Curriculum
      Supplement. 10 Jan. 2002