Helical Structure Teacher Resources

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Creating a Worm Using a Swept Path

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Who wouldn't want to know how to create a worm using a swept path? Learners watch as you demonstrate how to create a worm that will mate with worm gear in order to create a helical path. Basically, they learn the first step in installing...
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Work and Machines

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
What would you be if you were attached to another object by an inclined plane wrapped helically around an axis? In this fourth presentation that covers work and simple machines, young physicists look at Newtons and Joules as well as...
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Basic Practice With Springs

For Students 9th - 12th
For this springs worksheet, students answer 14 questions about springs, spring constants, the acceleration of masses connected to springs, the elasticity constant of springs, the energy stored in springs and the speed at which masses...
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Multivariable Calculus: Vector Functions

For Students 12th
In this vector function learning exercise, 12th graders identify a helix and a smooth curve. They find the equation of the tangent line to a helical curve. This two-page learning exercise contains examples, explanations and...
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Making a Liquid Crystal Thermometer

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Introduce your classes to a fourth state of matter! Liquid crystals have a colorful sheen that changes based on different physical factors. Learners use this information to create a liquid crystal thermometer where the color of the...
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DNA Replication (Schematic)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the beginnings of the theory to explain DNA replication using an eye-catching animation. Scholars view a simple rendition of DNA replication with an explanation of the first theories suggesting its existence. The animation shows...
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Organic Chemistry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this organic chemistry learning exercise, students solve 20 problems including isomer structure, functional groups, types of reactions and the polymers that make up the structures of organic molecules.
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"Gattaca" Movie Activity

For Students 6th - 7th
In this "Gattaca" movie activity, students read movie facts and quotes, read movie critics reviews, then answer a set of 15 questions about the film. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Section: The Replication of DNA

For Students 9th - 12th
A simple reading passage breaks the process of DNA replication down into three steps. Young geneticists answer reading comprehension questions and describe a set of diagrams that depict the three steps. Show a PowerPoint presentation or...
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DNA Replication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When DNA relaxes and unwinds after a long day, it literally unwinds. The presentation includes DNA, DNA replication, genes, multiple experiments that helped us understand DNA, the structure of DNA, and transcription. This is the ninth...
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Untangling the Devil's Corkscrew

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How did scientists unravel the mystery of an ancient beaver species? An engaging video from a well-written biology playlist discusses the discovery of strange spiral fossils found in Nebraska farm country. Junior paleontologists examine...
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Replication of DNA

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this DNA worksheet, learners read about the DNA replication process, step by step. Then students complete 1 multiple choice and 4 short answer questions.
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Meander Curve

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate how water bends in streams. In this earth science lesson, 9th graders label the stream flow diagram and identify where erosion and deposition occur. They collect data from the experiment and discuss results.
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DNA Extraction

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders extract DNA from their cheek cells. In this biology lesson plan, 9th graders match chromosomes by size and banding patterns using an interactive website. They explain what a karyotype is.
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Modeling Protein Structure

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine amino acids and discuss the properties of side chains.  In this proteins instructional activity students demonstrate the foldings of peptides.
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Scientific Images & Animations

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students view a variety of scientific images and animations. They explore the world of science and visual art. Students enrich their knowledge through animation examinations of thoughts and feelings and awesome color rainbows of...
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The Code of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils study genes, DNA and medical research. They watch "The Code of Life" video and answer discussion questions regarding the transcription and translation of DNA and how errors in these processes and mutations in DNA can produce...
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Nutrient Biochemistry

For Students 9th - 10th
In this nutrient biochemistry worksheet, students complete the blanks with information about nucleic acids and the process. Students also draw a figure referenced in the text given.

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