F. Processes of Life: 2. The student understands the process and importance of genetic diversity.: 9-12: The student...
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understands the mechanisms of asexual and sexual reproduction and knows the different genetic advantages and disadvantages of asexual and sexual reproduction.
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knows that every cell contains a "blueprint" coded in DNA molecules that specify how proteins are assembled to regulate cells.
This site does an excellent job of explaining the composition of DNA and ethical issues related to genetic testing.
A Place in Cyberspace for Biology Teaching
Offers interactive learning activities on a variety of topics including Biotech, Bioethics and Classrooms of the 21st Century.
Activity: Karotyping Activity
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understands the mechanisms of change (e.g., mutation and natural selection) that lead to adaptations in a species and their ability to survive naturally in changing conditions and to increase species diversity.
Activity: Creature Feature The Talk Origins
An abbreviated course of study on Charles Darwins theory of evolution. It includes definitions, terminology, debates, natural selection theories, etc.