This assignment was created for my 7th grade science students during our cell/DNA unit. This is my first assignment after students have been introduced to the concept/structure of DNA. This assignment can be done as a Poster which can be hung in the classroom as a great reinforcement of the concept. This assignment could also be done on the computer in Microsoft Word using word shapes tools.
2. A typical cell of any organism contains genetic instructions that specify its traits. Those traits may be modified by environmental influences. As a basis for under standing this concept:
e. Students know DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the genetic material of living organisms and is located in the chromosomes of each cell.