Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
research and debate the application of DNA technology in the context of social, ethical, and political issues.
compare and contrast the social, political, and ethical implications of genetic engineering using current DNA technology.
differentiate the structure and function of messenger, transfer and ribosomal RNA in the process of transcription and translation.
explore the discovery of DNA and examine the molecular structure of the double helix.
analyze karyotypes and pedigrees as diagnostic tools.
construct and use models of DNA to explain replication and mutations.