Genes, DNA and chromosomes

In this lesson we will learn about the structure and function of DNA. We will also explore the human genome and the advantages of developing an understanding of this.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many parents are there in sexual reproduction?

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Q2.How do humans reproduce?

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Q3.Which organisms reproduce asexually?

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Q4.Tick all statements which apply to asexual reproduction (4 correct statements)

Select four (4) boxes

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Q5.Which statement about sexual reproduction is FALSE?

5/6

Q6.Why does sexual reproduction cause variation?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many parents are there in sexual reproduction?

1/6

Q2.How do humans reproduce?

2/6

Q3.Which organisms reproduce asexually?

3/6

Q4.Tick all statements which apply to asexual reproduction (4 correct statements)

Select four (4) boxes

4/6

Q5.Which statement about sexual reproduction is FALSE?

5/6

Q6.Why does sexual reproduction cause variation?

6/6

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Genes, DNA and Chromosomes

This quiz will check your understanding of this lesson

Q1.Where in cells is DNA found?

1/5

Q2.What is a length of DNA called?

2/5

Q3.Tick which four statements apply to DNA

Select four (4) boxes

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Q4.What is the genome?

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Q5.What has an understanding of the human genome helped with? Tick 3 boxes.

Select three (3) boxes

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Genes, DNA and Chromosomes

This quiz will check your understanding of this lesson

Q1.Where in cells is DNA found?

1/5

Q2.What is a length of DNA called?

2/5

Q3.Tick which four statements apply to DNA

Select four (4) boxes

3/5

Q4.What is the genome?

4/5

Q5.What has an understanding of the human genome helped with? Tick 3 boxes.

Select three (3) boxes

5/5

Lesson summary: Genes, DNA and chromosomes

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