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Teaching Humans and primates

Humans and primates

Gorillas, chimpanzees, and humans have more than 97% of their DNA sequence in common. This means that a similar percent of the amino acid sequences of the proteins will be the same, resulting in many proteins with similar or identical functions.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How are humans similar to and yet different from other primates?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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