"Dummie's" Guide to PCR
Students examine the science of Polymerase Chain Reaction. They conduct Internet research, take notes during their research, in small groups develop a slideshow presentation to explain the science of PCR, and produce a newsletter.
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Understanding Car Crashes: It's Basic Physics!
Make an impact on young physicists with this fun collection of resources. After first watching a video and taking notes on the physics of car crashes, students go on to complete a series of activities that explore the concepts of energy,...
22 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Cells, Genetics, and Biotechnology
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Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson Plan 2: PCR and DNA Diagnosis
Students discuss the importance of the Polymerase Chain Reaction for biologists. They explain what factors make the Polymerase Chain Reaction possible. Students explain the steps in thermocycling and what happens during each step.
9th - 12th Science