Mutation Causes

Mutation Causes

Mutations have many possible causes. Some mutations seem to happen spontaneously without any outside influence. They can occur when mistakes are made during DNA replication or transcription. Other mutations are caused by environmental factors.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What causes mutations?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3
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