Misconception RHM084:

The information in the DNA molecules of an organism does not affect the physical characteristics of the organism (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

Items that test for misconception RHM084 in this project (Original Project) and key idea (Genetic information is encoded in D…)
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RH024002

Both an organism's physical characteristics and the function of the organism's cells could be affected by the information in the organism's DNA molecules (no specific organism identified).

26%

RH024001

Both an organism's physical characteristics and its behaviors could be affected by the information in the organism's DNA molecules (no specific organism identified).

26%