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 Biology/Life Science:
 Genetics
 DNA Sequencing
 Chemistry/ Biochemistry :

 Amino Acids
 Proteins

NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS (Grades 5-8)

 Science as Inquiry- Content Standard A
 Students will use mathematics as a tool to help them organize data.

NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS (Grades 9-12)

Physical Science - Content Standard B
 Students will further their understanding of the structure and properties of matter by  modeling the large molecules essential to life.
 Students will learn that all organisms have a set of instructions that determine  organism traits.
 Students will investigate the structure and function of genes and chromosomes.
Life Science - Content Standard C
 Students will gain familiarity with the molecular basis of heredity by working with  models of the amino acids that comprise the proteins found in chromosomes.
 Students will learn that all organisms have a set of instructions that determine  organism traits.
 Students will investigate the structure and function of genes and chromosomes.

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