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A Hands-On Approach to Teaching the DNA Structure and Function

Students investigate the structure of DNA, replication and transcription. In this DNA lesson plan, students build models of DNA using piper cleaners and paper clips. They demonstrate replication of DNA and transcription of DNA to mRNA. Students write a report describing the structure of DNA, replication and transcription.

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9th - 12th
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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