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Mutations and Genetic Information


Mutations and Genetic Information

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This is a module from the Supersite, "DNA From the Beginning." This learning object explains the meaning and signficance of genetic mutations that alter DNA sequences. The Supersite contains many other animated tutorials on DNA, genes and heredity. The science behind each concept is explained using animations, an image gallery, video interviews, problems, biographies, and links. There are three sections for the Supersite including Classical Genetics, Molecules of Genetics, and Organization of... More
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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: November 30, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 06, 2016
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Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: Morgan, X-rays, rII, X-chromosome, mutation, gene function, mapping, Benzer, fruit flies, crossing over, Drosophila, Muller


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Flash Animation and QuickTime
Language: Danish, Chinese, Italian, German, Icelandic, Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessibility Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Marjorie Guicharrousse
4 years ago

Marjorie Guicharrousse (Teacher (K-12))

Es un bune material,  con un lenguaje comprensible.

Used in course

Avatar for julia dominguez
5 years ago

julia dominguez (Faculty)

pertinencia: es un material excelente, muy claro y muy usable en terminos pedagogicos en el area de las ciencias biologicas.

facilidad de uso: es facilmente navegable, contempla multiples actividades lo que lo hace entretenido y motivador para los alumnos.

calidad: excelente informacion.  la estructura del objeto de aprendizaje  se ha diseñado para ir aprendiendo desde la informacion mas basica e ir avanzando hacia conocimientos mas complejos, muy buen diseño y estructura de la pagina.