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Nucleic Acids ~ Information Storage and Energy Transfer
9th - Higher Ed
This is a polished presentation of the nucleic acids. It is unique in that it examines both the genetic material and the energy molecules. Usually these are addressed separately even though they are both nucleic acids. This approach is...
The DNA Molecule Is Shaped like a Twisted Ladder
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewOne of the first models of DNA appeared to be a triple helix. Young scientists learn about the many scientists who worked to find the shape of DNA. They observe multiple models, tests, and experiments to understand the conclusions. An...
DNA Replication (Schematic)
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewExplore the beginnings of the theory to explain DNA replication using an eye-catching animation. Scholars view a simple rendition of DNA replication with an explanation of the first theories suggesting its existence. The animation shows...
DNA Doesn’t Look Like What You Think!
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
DNA forms a double helix, but that is not what it looks like. A fact-filled video takes on this inaccuracy as part of an extensive playlist on biology. It shares the recent discoveries about what DNA looks like as well as the many...
Virtual Lab: DNA Binding Problem
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Why do the bases in DNA pair up the way they do? Unravel the mystery of the double helix in a virtual lab. Young scientists follow in the footsteps of Watson and Crick to determine the free energy associated with DNA base pair binding....