Students construct a 3-D model of DNA. They demonstrate an awareness of base pairs in written work and in a model. Students model DNA replication using edible materials. They record concluding thoughts in their science notebooks.
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Discovering DNA: The Recipe for Life
A pinch of adenine, a dash of thymine and ta-da, you have life! Well, it's not quite that simple, but through this series of activities and experiments young scientists learn about the structure of DNA and how it contains the recipe for...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review DNA Structure: Gumdrop Modeling
DNA molecules hold the secrets that make us unique. The fourth of 12 lessons explores the structure of DNA by building candy models. After building the models, young scientists break their models to begin the process of DNA replication....
9th - 12th Science
DNA Structure and Replication
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...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
DNA Replication: The Cell's Extreme Team Sport
Hey Ligase, what have you been up to? Just making ends meet. Watch a video that uses cartoon graphics to teach DNA replication in a clear and concise manner. It begins with the where and when, then covers helicase, primase, DNA...
8 mins 7th - 12th Science