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Breaking the Code - Introduce students to the concept of DNA and its transcription into RNA and translation into proteins with this lesson and activity source

Determining Your Genes - Students learn that genes determine whether or not you possess certain physical traits from tongue rolling to earlobes source

Families and Heredity - During a visit by two or more members of the same family, students notice what these visitors have in common. As an extension, students create a poster showing shared traits among their own family members source

Your Genes, Your Choices - Eight questions promote discussion about ethical, legal, and social issues raised by the Human Genome Project source

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