Heredity and Variation (Student Edition)

The Heredity and Variation Interactive E-book* explores patterns of inheritance and discusses how offspring can look similar to their parents yet still possess differences within their genetic code. These differences can sometimes affect (positively or negatively) an offspring’s ability to survive and reproduce. This e-book focuses on historical evidence for inheritance, probability and graphic representations of inheritance, the DNA molecule, the influence of genes on our traits, the process of meiosis, and mutations.

*Interactive E-books are highly interactive, self-directed learning experiences designed to augment understanding of science content and pedagogy. These e-books include high-resolution images, animations, videos, interactive simulations, and embedded assessment.

Level

Middle SchoolHigh School

Grade Levels

High School Middle School

Topics

5E Assessment Biology Curriculum Inquiry Instructional Materials Life Science Postsecondary Technology

Details

Type Interactive E-book Student EditionPub Date 8/1/2016Pages 129ISBN 978-1-68140-431-8

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