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Genetics : breaking the code of your dna.

Author: Carla Mooney; Samuel Carbaugh
Publisher: New York : Nomad Press, 2014.
Series: Inquire and investigate.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do children resemble their parents and siblings? Introducing young readers to the fascinating world of genetics, this educational resource presents the main concepts of the science, including what a chromosome does, how DNA is structured, and how genetic inheritance works. Students learn about new discoveries in the field of genetics and how those discoveries have helped to cure or even prevent certain diseases,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mooney, Carla.
GENETICS : BREAKING THE CODE OF YOUR DNA.
New York : Nomad Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Mooney; Samuel Carbaugh
ISBN: 9781619302105 1619302101
OCLC Number: 881567521
Description: 1 online resource (247 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Timeline; Introduction; The Code of Life; Chapter 1; Gregor Mendel; Chapter 2; Looking Inside the Cell; Chapter 3; DNA: The Genetic Material; Chapter 4; Genes and Chromosomes; Chapter 5; Sex Cells and Meiosis; Chapter 6; Sending Messages; Chapter 7; Gene Mutations; Chapter 8; Genetic Advances; Glossary; Resources; Index.
Series Title: Inquire and investigate.

Abstract:

Why do children resemble their parents and siblings? Introducing young readers to the fascinating world of genetics, this educational resource presents the main concepts of the science, including what a chromosome does, how DNA is structured, and how genetic inheritance works. Students learn about new discoveries in the field of genetics and how those discoveries have helped to cure or even prevent certain diseases, as well as examine controversial issues in genetics such as genetically modified foods and stem cell research. Combining inquiry-based, age-appropriate activities with biology.

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