Ch 15: AP Biology - Genetic Mutations: Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The genetic mutations unit of this AP Biology Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about types of mutations. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our AP Biology Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the types of mutations. There is no faster or easier way to learn about genetic mutations. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about point mutations, mutagens, frameshift mutations, and mutations' affect on protein function.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a biology curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and a genetic mutations unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Genetic Mutations Unit Objectives:

  • Understand how insertions, deletions, and point mutations alters DNA.
  • Learn how nonsense, missense, and silent mutations impact protein function.
  • Discover what mutagens are and their impact on genetic diversity.
  • Examine examples of frameshift mutations and their effects.

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