In this DNA mutations worksheet, students translate DNA sequences in amino acid sequences and determine if the mutation is harmful or not. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes
Adaptations must be made as environments change. This fabulous presentation features Icelandic icefish, a transparent, scaleless specimen that even has colorless blood. Genetics and adaptations concepts are explored as scientists study...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Part 1: How Does New Genetic Information Evolve? Point Mutations
Every child born has roughly 70 point mutations. The video explains what point mutations are and how they are passed from generation to generation. The narrator includes several examples of beneficial point mutations leading to entirely...
7 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Twisting Tale of DNA
Introduce biology classes to the structure of DNA, the role of genes, and how mutations occur with this nifty resource. After viewing an animated video, discuss the accompanying Think questions and then explore the myriad of additional...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable