DNA and RNA - Part 1

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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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have scholars explore Wilkins, Chargaff, or Franklin's research and contribution to the structure of DNA
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a computer, Internet access, and a way to project the video
  • Video assumes learners understand base pairs
  • Part one of two videos on RNA/DNA
  • The seventh in a series of 31
Pros

  • Includes links to a concept map, slideshow, and review worksheet
  • Interesting history of DNA and research done regarding concepts we know today
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS