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104 resources with the concept ribonucleic acid

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Secret of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore how DNA, genes, and proteins are tied together to make life. Scholars learn about the central dogma, connecting DNA, which is inherited, to RNA and then to proteins, all which make the diversity of life today. 
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Human Genome

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Welcome to the complex biological story that is our life. Great visual imagery zooms in on the dissection of a DNA double helix in our body. What happens with RNA? Where do amino acids come in? This resource explores our inner workings...
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Nucleic Acids ~ Information Storage and Energy Transfer

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
This is a polished presentation of the nucleic acids. It is unique in that it examines both the genetic material and the energy molecules. Usually these are addressed separately even though they are both nucleic acids. This approach is...
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Nucleic Acids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A lively presentation presents general facts and history of nucleic acids in a note-taking format. Every slide contains colorful photos or graphics to illuminate and engage. Biology aces learn about the function and structure of these...
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Nucleic Acids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A concise and instructive presentation on nucleic acids will be a valuable teaching tool in your chemistry or biology classes. Beautiful diagrams clarify the structure of nucleotides in DNA and RNA and the double helix arrangement of the...
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Viruses and the Common Cold!

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What do you really know about the common cold? Introduce learners to viruses, their components, and how they use host cells to replicate and infect more cells. Pupils identify the type of virus that causes the common cold and get...
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Nucleic Acids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Genetic information transfers through nucleic acids, making these the chemical link that connects people to their parents and grandparents. Viewers determine the importance of both DNA and RNA after observing the presentation. Key...
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Ebola: Disease Detectives

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did the Ebola virus first infect humans? Young virologists examine genetic sequences from the 2014 Sierra Leone outbreak to find similarities during a riveting activity. Following similar methods used by MIT and Harvard, partners...
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What is RNA?

For Students 9th - 12th
Five percent of the weight of a human cell comes from RNA, while only one percent comes from DNA. The video explains what RNA is and how it relates to DNA. It also describes the importance of understanding RNA and the two types of RNA:...
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DNA The Blueprint of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Engage learners with an intriguing presentation on DNA and its role in organisms. Individuals see its structure, what genes are, how the code works, and then explore DNA replication. For advanced classes, the presentation introduces...
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Biomolecules

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An informative lesson has learners read about, discuss, and study the classification, structure and importance of the following biomolecules: carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and enzymes. 
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Transcription and Translation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
AAG-CCT-GAA: Can somebody translate this for me? A video demonstrates how transcribing and translating DNA is similar to reading a cookbook to make a meal. Scholars walk through the steps of transcription, converting genes to mRNA. Video...
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DNA and RNA - Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers explore the structures of RNA and DNA and then learn how DNA replicates itself. The narrator explains the central dogma, showing how DNA is eventually translated into proteins, before briefly discussing genetic engineering. 
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DNA and RNA - Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the history of DNA through Griffith, Avery, and Watson and Crick. The narrator of a science video briefly covers how DNA is organized in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. 
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DNA Structure and Replication

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
I wish I was adenine because then I could get paired with U. Awwww. The video explains what DNA is made of and analyzes its structure. Video includes a short pop quiz about base pairs before explaining the differences between RNA and DNA...
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DNA, Hot Pockets, and the Longest Word Ever

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show learners how DNA transcription works with a video that details the step-by-step instructions required to copy genes, and how cells follow those instructions, via translation, to produce proteins and enzymes that help build further...
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The Cell

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Help young biologists piece together an understanding of cell structure with a comprehensive review worksheet. Tasking students with describing the function of the organelles found in cells and their relationship with one another, this...
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Protein Synthesis

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Support young biologists with synthesizing an understanding of living things with this PowerPoint presentation on proteins. As you move through these slides, your class will learn about the role proteins play in sustaining life and...
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Biochemical Molecules

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Introduce young biologists to the biochemical molecules that make life possible with a comprehensive slide show presentation. After first explaining the processes that join and separate monomers and polymers, this resource goes on to...
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What is DNA and How Does it Work?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explaining exactly how DNA works to provide genetic information is a complex topic, but it is presented in a clear and engaging way through a five-minute video. Have learners try to explain how DNA works before watching the video, then...
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Genetics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Has your class finished its unit on genetics? Use this resource to provide a quick, encompassing review. Mr. Anderson discusses DNA, RNA, nucleotides, mitosis, meiosis, diploids, haploids, gametes, gene expression, etc. Create a...
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Genetics - Introduction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore genetics with Mr. Anderson! In this introduction, he discusses which topics he'll cover in subsequent sections. From DNA to RNA and cell cycle to mitosis and meiosis, Mr. Anderson provides a quick introduction to future videos.
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How the Body Works: The Cell

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Different cells have different shapes for their individual purposes. Look at the variety of cells and the structures inside as you examine these diagrams and microscopic images. Each part of a cell is explained according to its function.
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Biochemistry and Glycolysis

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Definitely geared toward college level biology, this worksheet is a survey of metabolism and biosynthesis. All questions require learners to write out short explanations, and a few include the analysis of graphs. The subtopics of the...