An Introduction to DNA (PowerPoint)
Students are introduced to the structure of DNA, nomenclature, and the chemical basis for DNA through a PowerPoint lecture. PowerPoint is included as well as review questions over the presentation.
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New Review It's A Bird...It's A Plane...It's...CARBON!
An interesting instructional activity takes pupils on a trip through the carbon cycle. A reading passage allows scholars to take notes and make choices about what happens to the carbon on its journey. This third instructional activity in...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Genome: The Secret of How Life Works
What do you have in common with a fruit fly? About 60 percent of your DNA. The resource, divided into two units, is intended for grades four to eight and another for high schoolers. Both units include eight lessons covering the genome as...
4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Great Discoveries in Science: The Double Helix
Take a trip with Watson and Crick as they struggle to determine the structure of the DNA molecule. In this beautiful documentary, biology students learn the history of this revolutionary discovery, and even hear from James Watson...
17 mins 8th - 12th Science