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Harper Collins Publishers The Cartoon Guide to Genetics Paperback, 215 Pages

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The Cartoon Guide to Genetics offers a new and improved approach to learning (and non-stop laughing) about DNA, genetic mutations, asparagine, and beyond! Illustrated and written by New York Times bestselling nonfiction author/cartoonist Larry Gonick and microbiologist/professor Mark Wheelis, this paperback puts a 'silly' and memorable twist on complex genetics topics -- from the ins and outs of how a cell works and gene expression down to Krebs and Calvins cycles, sexual and asexual reproduction, and beyond. Hilarious comic sketches are coupled with educational text and genetics facts. Paperback book contains 215 pages total. Best for ages 10 and up; Elementary and Middle School Grades.
  • Entertaining genetics guide covers Inheritance, Mendel's Laws, Sex Determination, Mutations, DNA, Genetic Diseases, and Gene Splicing for ages 10 and up
  • Each of the genetic principals in the book are illustrated, simplified, and humor-coated to help students better understand and retain basic concepts
  • Book is illustrated by New York Times best seller Larry Gonick and microbiologist Mark Wheelis for accurate, punny descriptions of various genetics topics
  • Light-hearted genetics resource book packed with 215 pages is a must-have addition to Elementary/Middle School science classrooms, libraries, or home learning