Genetics: Unlocking the Secrets of Life, 1st Edition

  • Jillian Lokere
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629691321
  • ISBN-13: 9781629691329
  • DDC: 576.5
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This title presents the history of genetics. Vivid text details how early studies of heredity and genes led to our modern understanding of how DNA works. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
1: The Human Genome Project._x000D_
2: A Gardener Discovers Genes._x000D_
3: Making Sense of Mendel._x000D_
4: Mapping Genes to Chromosomes._x000D_
5: Genes, Proteins, and DNA._x000D_
6: The Double Helix._x000D_
7: Cracking the Code of Life._x000D_
8: Editing the Words of Life._x000D_
9: The Future of Genetics._x000D_
Essential Facts._x000D_
Additional Resources._x000D_
Source Notes._x000D_
About the Author._x000D_