You and Your Genes: A Genetics Non-Fiction Reading Guide for Middle School

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Mike in the Middle School
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  1. Engage your students with this genetics bundle bundle. It’s designed to be used as a mix of online, face to face and one to one instruction in the middle school classroom. Recorded instructions, editable presentations, 1 to 1 student assignments, classwork and homework are included. In addition,
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Have you ever had a student ask, “My grandpa smoked for 40 years and never got cancer?” These questions often confuse students and give them a false sense of invincibility. This guide is a companion to “You and your Genes” from the National Institutes of Health. I have used this article to introduce and discuss DNA, genes and diseases for over 10 years. In addition, the concept of gene sensitivity is discussed, which illustrates how some people can be exposed to the same carcinogens and get different effects. This article is written at the perfect level for middle school students, easy to read with good illustrations. I have included a shortened web link, QR code and the full URL to guide students and give the instructor flexibility in deploying this assignment. This is a perfect one period reading assignment and discussion piece. This product is part ofGenetics Bundle for Middle School

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