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Super Science Facts: Genetics

by Lydia Lukidis

Why do you look like your parents? Why do you have blue eyes when your best friend has brown eyes? Genetics can give you the answers. Genetics explains how traits from parents get passed down to their children. Scientists hope to cure many diseases and make healthier food using genetics. Find out how genetics holds the code to what makes you the way you are.

Super Science Facts entertains readers in grades 5 to 12 with fun science facts and colorful images on every page that support reading comprehension. The minimal text format (1,700 to 2,000 words per book) introduces content vocabulary defined in context and repeated in a glossary.

Glossary: base pair, chromosome, cloning, cross-pollinate, DNA, double helix, ethics, fertility, gene, gene therapy, genetics, GMO, molecule, mutate, nucleotide, nucleus, organ, phosphate, replicate, sequence, terminal, trait

Table of Contents:
It's the Genes
Discovering DNA
How Does DNA Work?
Important Differences
Changing Genes
Future Genetics

Other books in this series:

High Tech for the Human Body
The Immune System
Life at the Extremes
Nature-Based Tech
A World Underground
Earth's Ice
Galaxies
Meteors and Meteorites
Precious Metals

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Reading Level

Interest Level

Reading Level 3

Grades 5-12


Subject/Genre: Life Science

Ratings: Lexile: 660

Recommended Ages: 11–18

Pages: 48 pp., 5-1/2x8-1/2

Publisher:  ATP

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2341-2

Super Science Facts: Genetics


$9.95

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CS-2341-2

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Classroom Set: 5 books

$49.75
$44.95

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