Genetics & DNA

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Genetics and DNA: Biological Inheritance and Genetic Engineering. Head into the lab for an in-depth investigation of genetics, the brand of biology focused on heredity and variation in organisms, and DNS, the acid that holds the blueprints for life. See genetic material with your own eyes as you isolate the DNA from a tomato in a test tube. Investigate inheritance and learn how traits are passed down from parents to children. Learn about dominant and recessive genes and play inheritance games to determines how traits will be expressed. Learn about the biology of reproduction, the components of cells, and how chromosomes are combined and copied. Assemble a model to see the elegant double-stranded helical structure of DNA. Then crack the genetic code and find out how the different parts, called nucleotides, fit together to compose it.