# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098597

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the effects of radiation on deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).

Definition

Explanation should include the structural changes that occur in DNA and the resultant genetic complications that can arise from radiation exposure.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is DNA?
  • How does radiation affect human DNA?
  • What genetic complications can arise from radiation exposure?

Related Standards of Learning

English

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Science

BIO.5

The student will investigate and understand common mechanisms of inheritance and protein synthesis. Key concepts include
  1. cell growth and division;
  2. gamete formation;
  3. cell specialization;
  4. prediction of inheritance of traits based on the Mendelian laws of heredity;
  5. historical development of the structural model of DNA;
  6. genetic variation;
  7. the structure, function, and replication of nucleic acids;
  8. events involved in the construction of proteins;
  9. use, limitations, and misuse of genetic information; and
  10. exploration of the impact of DNA technologies.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

HL3

Identify existing and potential hazards to clients, coworkers, visitors, and self in the healthcare workplace.

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