When Things Go Wrong: Genetic Mutations

Unit 10: Introduction to Genetics
Lesson 2 of 13

Objective: SWBAT identify different types of genetic mutations and explain the specific mechanism that caused the mutation by examining the errors that have occurred during DNA replication.

Big Idea: In the 3 billion base pairs in our genome, what happens when there is an error in the DNA. Students will examine the cause and effect of various genetic mutations.

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Science, Biology / Life Science, Genetics, genetic code, DNA (Heredity), DNA (Genetics), genetic variation, genetic mutations, mutations, genetic disorders, frameshift, deletion, insertion, DNA
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