Students fill in the blank on this video worksheet while watching Bill Nye the Science Guy. At the end of the video, students analyze the song lyrics in the show and write a summary. Song lyrics are included on the worksheet for students to sing along. Fill in the blank questions are in the order that students view the video, so it is easy to follow along. The same wording is used in the worksheet as in the video, to make students more successful in finding the answers. Additionally students draw a picture from the video to help them remember a key point or idea.
Key Points emphasized on the worksheet:
Relationship between DNA, genes, & chromosomes
Basic Structure of DNA
Number of chromosomes in a human body cell and number of chromosomes in a human sex cell.
Inheritance of traits by DNA/genes from parents (half chromosomes from each parent passed on to offspring)
Bill Nye Genes Video Worksheet
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