Access Point #: SC.912.L.16.Pa.3

Recognize that illness can result when parts of our bodies are not working properly.
General Information
Number: SC.912.L.16.Pa.3
Category: Participatory
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Standard: Heredity and Reproduction

A. DNA stores and transmits genetic information. Genes are sets of instructions encoded in the structure of DNA.

B. Genetic information is passed from generation to generation by DNA in all organisms and accounts for similarities in related individuals.

C. Manipulation of DNA in organisms has led to commercial production of biological molecules on a large scale and genetically modified organisms.

D. Reproduction is characteristic of living things and is essential for the survival of species.

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Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
2000350: Anatomy and Physiology
2000360: Anatomy and Physiology Honors
2000310: Biology 1
2000320: Biology 1 Honors
2000430: Biology Technology
3027010: Biotechnology 1
2000440: Genetics Honors
2002440: Integrated Science 3
2002450: Integrated Science 3 Honors
2000300: Intensive Science
2000800: Florida's Preinternational Baccalaureate Biology 1
7920015: Access Biology 1
2000315: Biology 1 for Credit Recovery
2000500: Bioscience 1 Honors
2002445: Integrated Science 3 for Credit Recovery
7920040: Fundamental Integrated Science 3

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Profile: Judah Folkman Cancer Research:

This PBS/NOVA lesson combines a discussion of the Nature of Science using a renowned Cancer researcher (and supported by the profiles of several other renowned scientists in the activities) to study concepts of creativity and tentativeness in the Nature of Science with a study of the biological characteristics of cells in disease (cancer).

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