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Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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1.) Explain how the Hardy-Weinberg principle provides a baseline for recognizing evolutionary changes in gene frequency due to genetic drift, gene flow, nonrandom mating, mutation, and natural selection.

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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2.) Describe factors such as radiation, chemicals, and chance that cause mutations in populations.

•  Describing effects of genetic variability on adaptations
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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3.) Describe the significance of Mendel's work to the development of the modern science of genetics, including the laws of segregation and independent assortment.

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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4.) Describe the process of meiosis and the cell cycle, including the hereditary significance of each.

•  Comparing spermatogenesis and oogenesis using charts
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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5.) Describe inheritance patterns based on gene interactions.

•  Predicting patterns of heredity using pedigree analysis
•  Identifying incomplete dominance, codominance, and multiple allelism
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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6.) Describe occurrences and effects of sex linkage, autosomal linkage, crossover, multiple alleles, and polygenes.

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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7.) Describe the structure and function of DNA, including replication, translation, and transcription.

•  Applying the genetic code to predict amino acid sequence
•  Describing methods cells use to regulate gene expression
•  Defining the role of RNA in protein synthesis
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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8.) Explain the structure of eukaryotic chromosomes, including transposons, introns, and exons.

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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9.) Differentiate among major areas in modern biotechnology, including plant, animal, microbial, forensic, and marine.

Examples: hybridization, cloning, insulin production, DNA profiling, bioremediation

•  Describing techniques used with recombinant DNA
Examples: DNA sequencing, isolation of DNA segments, polymerase chain reaction, gel electrophoresis

Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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10.) Explain the development and purpose of the Human Genome Project.

•  Analyzing results of the Human Genome Project to predict ethical, social, and legal implications
•  Describing medical uses of gene therapy, including vaccines and tissue and antibody engineering
Credit Recovery Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Genetics Elective
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11.) Describe the replication of DNA and RNA viruses, including lytic and lysogenic cycles, using diagrams.