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Developing Effective Teams

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California State Standard:

7.2.e. Students know DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the genetic material of living organisms and is located in the chromosomes of each cell.


Go through the PowerPoint Presentation on DNA and take notes. Then watch the three YouTube Videos to learn more information

Big Question

After going through this tutorial, think critically about this big question:

"Why is DNA so important?"

Write a 3-5 sentence response to this question and turn it in at the end of the period.