How DNA Controls the Workings of the Cell
In this DNA worksheet, students compare a human and cow DNA sequence and create a complimentary RNA strand. Students determine how genetic mutations can lead to disease. This worksheet has 8 problems to solve.
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DNA, Crime and Law Enforcement
Civil rights meets biotechnology in a instructional activity that scrutinizes the collection of DNA of citizens who have been arrested, but not yet convicted of a crime. Real-life cases are examined in which the DNA of a relative was...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
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
Cell Exploration Activities
Engage young biologists in exploring the mysteries of life with this collection of hands-on activities. Enlisting the help of numerous digital resources, learners get an up-close look at the structure of plant and animal cells as they...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do the Lungs Work?
With the thousands of tasks our brain consciously performs on a daily basis, it's amazing that breathing isn't one of them. Learn how human bodies are able to automatically control the exchange of gas that keeps us alive with this short...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable