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NGSS Core Ideas: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

 
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AAAS Project 2061:

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Next Generation Science Standards

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Summary: Next Generation Science Standards for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Workforce

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NGSS Core Ideas: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits 2-25-2014

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Summary: Web Seminar Archive

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NGSS Core Ideas Heredity Inheritance and Variation of Traits 2-25-2014.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Welcome to the NGSS@NSTA Hub!

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Summary: This is your central source for resources, tools, and support to help you explore, learn, and implement the Next Generation Science Standards.

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Archive: NGSS Core Ideas: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits, February 25, 2014

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Summary: This web seminar took place on February 25, 2014, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern standard time. The presenter was Ravit Golan Duncan of Rutgers University. This was the tenth web seminar in a series focused on the disciplinary core ideas that are...

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DNA Family Relationship Analysis (Genetics)

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Summary: 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...

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Flying through Genetics

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Summary: When teaching heredity and genetics, a problem-centered, open-ended approach allows students to feel like scientists solving real problems. This investigation of fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) gives students independence, responsibility,...

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Heredity and Variation

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Summary: SciGuides are a collection of thematically aligned lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources for teachers to use with their students centered on standards-aligned science concepts

The Heredity and Variation SciGuide includes a variety...

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Heredity and Variation

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Summary: SciPacks are self-directed online learning experiences for teachers to enhance their understanding of a particular scientific concept and its related pedagogical implications for student learning. Unlimited expert content help via email and a final assessment...

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Heredity and Variation: Genes in Action

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the second of three Science Objects in the Heredity and Variation SciPack. It explores...

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Heredity and Variation: Inheritance

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Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the first of three Science Objects in the Heredity and Variation SciPack. It...

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Heredity and Variation: Mutation Provides Variation

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Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the third of three Science Objects in the Heredity and Variation SciPack. It...

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Learning About Genetic Inheritance Through Technology-Enhanced Instruction

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Summary: One approach that has shown potential for teaching genetics to middle school students is the use of technology-enhanced instruction, which may lead to increased visualizations. This article describes how a technology-enhanced module helped middle school...

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Podcast: Using Rare Diseases to Teach Scientific Inquiry: The Difficulty of Diagnosis -Marfansyndrome and Heredity

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Summary: The Podcast: Using Rare Diseases to Teach Scientific Inquiry: The Difficulty of Diagnosis -Marfansyndrome and Heredity is a segment of the Web Seminar: Using Rare...

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Science Sampler: The science of skin color

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Summary: For many teachers of life science, one of the favorite parts of the curriculum is the unit on heredity. Students love to discover how and from whom they’ve inherited certain traits such as tongue rolling, earlobe shape, and dimples. In this fun and easy...