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Genetics and Bioengineering

The Societal Impacts of Mutations

Prerequisite Knowledge

Before viewing the photos and doing the activities, students should be able to:

  • Define a mutation.
  • Describe the relationship between genes, DNA, proteins, and traits.
  • Explain adaptation and natural selection.

Grade Level

High School

Classroom Connections

Life Science
Physical Science

Curriculum Snapshot

  • The content of this photo collection and associated activities aligns with and supplements a life science curriculum, particularly concepts of the central dogma (DNA, RNA and protein), heredity, natural selection, and evolution.

Video Connection



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