Heredity and Variation
National Science Teachers Association
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What makes you different from other members of your family? How do four nitrogenous bases in DNA code for all our traits? Can you predict what traits offspring will have? Are all mutations bad?
This highly interactive e-book from the National Science Teachers Association is packed with engaging text, interactive multimedia, and plentiful resources to help teachers, students, and other readers understand more about Heredity and Variation and what we know about the amazing DNA molecule, how it is inherited, and how it can be changed. Developed for teachers by teachers, content experts, and pedagogy experts, the Heredity and Variation Enhanced E-book provides detailed explanations of key science concepts, plus self-directed, embedded assessment to allow readers to check their learning. Teaching strategies and other suggestions for the classroom will help teachers better understand student preconceptions and inquiry learning. The book’s appealing multimedia and interactive simulations can also be used in the classroom to make key science ideas come alive for students.
Topics covered include:
Inheritance – Mendel and his experiments, probability, graphic analysis
Genes in Action – DNA’s composition and role, meiosis
Mutation Provides Variation – Natural variation, what are mutations, detection of mutations
Features: Interactive simulations, animations, videos, hands-on activities, lessons
What's New in Version 1.2
- Category: Life Sciences
- Published: Dec 20, 2013
- Publisher: National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
- Seller: National Science Teachers Association
- Print Length: 178 Pages
- Language: English
- Version: 1.2