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Content description VCSSU119

Science / Levels 9 and 10 / Science Understanding / Biological sciences
Content description
The transmission of heritable characteristics from one generation to the next involves DNA and genes
  1. using models and diagrams to represent the relationship between DNA, genes and chromosomes
  2. describing mutations as changes in DNA or chromosomes and outlining the factors that contribute to causing mutations
  3. recognising that genetic information passed on to offspring is from both parents and involves the processes of fertilisation and meiosis
  4. representing patterns of inheritance of a simple dominant/recessive characteristic through generations of a family
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