DNA, Genes, and Chromosomes

by: Page Keeley

The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about structures they encounter when they learn about heredity. The probe is designed to reveal students’ ideas about the “parts and wholes” relationship between DNA, genes, and chromosomes.

Grade Levels

Elementary High School Middle School


5E Biology Life Science Science and Engineering Practices


Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/1/2011Stock # PB291X1_21

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