ERIC Number: ED392637
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Invitations to Heredity: Generation to Generation. Teacher-Friendly Science Activities with Reproducible Handouts in English and Spanish. Grades 3-5. Living Things Science Series.
Camp, Carole Ann, Ed.
This booklet, one of six in the Living Things Science series, presents activities about heredity and genetics which address basic "Benchmarks" suggested by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the Living Environment for grades 3-5. Contents include background information, vocabulary (in English and Spanish), materials, procedures, extension activities, and worksheets. The worksheets are presented in both English and Spanish versions. Suggestions for use of the activities include using student grouping, a related readings center, and journal keeping. Activity names are: "Peas in a Pod,""Inherited or Learned,""Pass It On,""Population Sampling,""Corn Genes,""Codebreaker,""Alphabet Soup,""Super Sleuth,""DNA Fingerprints," and "Chimera." An appendix contains a list of people that have contributed to the fields of genetics and heredity, and lists of fiction and non-fiction readings. (MKR)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, DNA, Elementary Education, Genetics, Population Education, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Worksheets
Ash Grove Press, Inc., 19 Elm Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373 ($5.95 single copy sold separately; $29.95 set of six, plus shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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