Ch 15: Genetic Mutations Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Genetic Mutation chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about the definitions and effects associated with genetic mutations. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Genetic Mutations chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday How Point Mutations, Insertions and Deletions Affect DNA Various kinds of mutation and their influence on DNA
Tuesday How Point Mutations, Insertions and Deletions Affect DNA Insertions, deletions, transversions and transitions
Wednesday Effects of Mutations on Protein Function: Missense, Nonsense and Silent Mutations Base substitutions and point mutations
Thursday Effects of Frameshift Mutations The definition and function of a frameshift mutation
Friday Mutagens: How the Environment Affects Mutation Rates The role of mutagens in mutations

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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