Ch 4: DNA Replication & Mutation - Middle School Life Science: Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The DNA Replication and Mutation unit of this Middle School Life Science Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about DNA. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our Middle School Life Science Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about DNA replication and mutation. There is no faster or easier way to learn life science. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about enzymes, replication processes, DNA copying, substrates and activation energy.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a life science 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 DNA Replication and Mutation unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

DNA Replication and Mutation Unit Objectives:

  • Get a basic definition of deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA.
  • Understand how DNA replicates.
  • Review how enzymes function in relation to substrates.
  • Learn the process of DNA mutation.

Chapter Practice Exam
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