6-8 Life Science: Cells and Genetics

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6-8 Core Curriculum – Life Science: Cells and Genetics

Welcome to the fascinating world of genetics! In this unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore cell division and genetics! Highlights include multisensory activities and experiments to engage your children and make life science fun and relevant. Each chapter includes current and active links to multiple videos, hands-on activities, experiments, readings, worksheets, charts, interactive websites, games, full-color high resolution graphics, and more!

This unit study is part of our life science core curriculum series for grades 6-8. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 40 hours.

Take a peek inside:
Cell structure and function
Organelles
Mitosis
Meiosis
Mutation
Acquired traits
Purebred and hybrid experimentation
Gregor Mendel
Dominant and recessive genes
Chromosomes
Double helix and DNA
Genetic engineering
Bioethics
and much more!

All activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That’s why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, music, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!



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