RNA Diversity

This RNA Diversity interactive also includes:

Messenger RNA, transfer RNA, and ribozymes ... the many faces of RNA. The structure of RNA makes it much more versatile than the very similar DNA. Learners view a slideshow presentation to learn all about the different forms and functions of these RNA variations.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Create a graphic organizer to record the different types of RNA with examples and explanations; have individuals complete the organizer as they view the lesson
  • Build a matching game for pupils to complete with either descriptions or images of the different types of RNA matched to their names
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a strong understanding of the role of RNA in cell division
Pros

  • Includes links to additional resources on the topic
  • Provides information about the history of RNA discoveries
Cons

  • None