Genetics

Genetics

by Lynn Van Gorp, Gorp
     
 

Have you ever wondered why your eyes or your hair are the color they are? Or why you can roll your tongue but your best friend can’t? It’s all because of genetics. This branch of biology involves the study of heredity, the passing on of traits from parents to children through genetic material. For more information on genetics, read Gregor Mendel:

Overview

Have you ever wondered why your eyes or your hair are the color they are? Or why you can roll your tongue but your best friend can’t? It’s all because of genetics. This branch of biology involves the study of heredity, the passing on of traits from parents to children through genetic material. For more information on genetics, read Gregor Mendel: Genetics Pioneer, another book in the Mission: Science series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756539566
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
Mission: Science Series
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG920L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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Meet the Author

Brenda Haugen started in the newspaper business and had a career as an award-winning journalist before finding her niche as an author. Since then, she has written more than 50 books and edited hundreds more, most of them for children. A graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, Brenda lives in North Dakota with her dog, Alice, who chose Brenda when she went to the Humane Society thinking she was there to adopt another dog.

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