The Science Alliance 16-book series received the 2013 Academics' Choice Award for Smart Books and 2013 Book of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine. Gina will introduce your students to genetics, DNA, and characteristics, which includes cell division, dominant and recessive genes, proteins, mutation and more. The book also includes fun activities such as word searches, fill in the bubble gram, writing activities, cross word puzzles and more. The thought-provoking science fair project objective is how to determine if a “hitchhiker's thumb” is a trait that depends largely on if you are a male or a female.
Gina discovers Genetics, DNA, and Characteristics is a reproducible, colorful and fun book with hand-on experiments, a science fair project, metric conversions, the scientific method and a glossary. This book covers the exciting careers, many inventors, and actual tools and equipment with a touch of humor. This book is content-rich and activity strong, and intriguing for the student who is science-minded who just can't get enough information about genetics, DNA, and characteristics! This book meets national standards and perfect for a stand-alone unit or as a textbook supplement. 32 pages. Ages: 7-14.