Teaching the Chemical and Structural Properties of DNA
Students work together to answer questions about DNA. They identify where DNA is found and its function in the cell. They note any physical similarities they have with their family members
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Chemical Properties Investigation
This lesson demonstrates differentiated instruction at its best. Over the course of 2-3 class periods, young chemists have the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of metals and their chemical properties from a variety of...
8th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Salt, Diamonds and DNA: 5 Surprising Facts About Crystals
What is your favorite crystal? Scholars learn about the variety of different crystal in an episode of a video series on chemical reactions. The video presents intriguing facts about these crystals that make each unique—a fun approach to...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Describing Chemical Reactions
Teach the basics of writing chemical equations with a video introduction. The video lesson discusses the components of the chemical reaction and how chemical equations represent each. The discussion includes mention of catalysts and...
2 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Twisting Tale of DNA
Introduce biology classes to the structure of DNA, the role of genes, and how mutations occur with this nifty resource. After viewing an animated video, discuss the accompanying Think questions and then explore the myriad of additional...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable