Crossing Over: The Basics of Evolution
by Edith Dempster
Publisher: Human Sciences Research 2006
Number of pages: 112
The workbook focuses specifically on assisting educators build their own understanding of genes, the mechanisms of inheritance and selection - the basics of evolution. Starting with cells and working through to genetic codes, the workbook uses diagrams, illustrations, text information and activity sheets to cover the content necessary for teaching the concept of evolution.
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