Genetics

Curriculum support20 mins£2.50

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Key takeaways
Identify the location, structure and components of DNA in humans
Describe a gene, and explain how more than one version of the same gene can exist in humans
Describe and use the terms genotype, phenotype, homozygous, heterozygous, dominant and recessive when discussing inheritance of traits
Jamie JohnsonHost: Jamie (BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE) is a Science teacher who is passionate about breaking down complex topics into digestible bites for students.

What makes us different? Every living organism is made up of cells, from single celled bacteria to complex organisms like animal and plants.  

This class focuses on the structure of DNA, what it is made of and how it is arranged. Students will also look at genes as packets of information, and be introduced to  some key terminology to set them up for exams.

This is a great class on a topic which can often be difficult to understand. By taking this class, students can feel prepared for future lessons and assessments building on Genetics knowledge.


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You may also want to explore the other Biology Curriculum Support classes we have available. 


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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all students, especially those in Years 10-11 or S4-S5 studying Biology.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

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