Investigating the Cause

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Aimed at students aged 11-14, this worksheet explores the causes of different illnesses, focusing on the contribution that DNA makes. The questions explore the role of DNA in health and how genes play a role in causing single-gene disorders and multifactorial conditions. The resource is part of a collection of materials based on Alfie's Story – about a boy who has a rare genetic disease. The resource is from Genetic Disorders UK, which provides schools with a host of free resources for increasing awareness and understanding of genetic disorders.

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