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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.


DNA
http://www.thetech.org/hyper/genome/

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
http://www.accessexcellence.org/index.html

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
http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/modern-synthesis.html

An abbreviated course of study on Charles Darwins theory of evolution. It includes definitions, terminology, debates, natural selection theories, etc.



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