DNA Family Relationship Analysis (Genetics)

by: Victor Sampson and Sharon Schleigh

The purpose of the activity, in this chapter, is to help students understand the molecular basis of heredity and the role that DNA technology can play in solving social problems. This activity also helps students learn how to engage in practices such as constructing explanations, engaging in argument from evidence, and communicating information. This activity is also designed to give students an opportunity to learn how to write in science and develop their speaking and listening skills.

Grade Levels

High School


Biology Instructional Materials Science and Engineering Practices Teaching Strategies


Type Book ChapterPub Date 11/15/2012Stock # PB304X_5

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