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This nearly half an hour long video explains how DNA encodes genetic information.


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SCI.9-11.5.A: Science

describe the stages of the cell cycle, including deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replication and mitosis, and the importance of the cell cycle to the growth of organisms;

SCI.9-11.5.C: Science

describe the roles of DNA, ribonucleic acid (RNA), and environmental factors in cell differentiation; and

SCI.9-11.6.A: Science

identify components of DNA, and describe how information for specifying the traits of an organism is carried in the DNA;

SCI.9-11.6.B: Science

recognize that components that make up the genetic code are common to all organisms;

SCI.9-11.6.C: Science

explain the purpose and process of transcription and translation using models of DNA and RNA;
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.

Curriki Review System
April 1, 2011

This resource received a 3* rating because it is part of a collection called DNA and Cell Division, which is part of the larger Biology collection, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System. You can learn more about the Biology collection by reading its review and comments.

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