Polymerase Chain Reaction Teacher Resources
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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How does the polymerase chain reaction actually work? Scholars watch as the DNA molecule unzips and the process unfolds during a short simulation. The resource explains the events that occur in the PCR method, as well as some of the uses...
Molecular Mechanism of Synaptic Function
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Neurons don't touch each other, but they still communicate. Observe the process of both electrical and chemical signals used by neurons to share information. Hear exactly what triggers each step of the reaction as you view an animation...
How Do We Generate a Large Amount of a Specific DNA Sample?
9th - 12th
Students investigate the Polymerase Chain Reaction technique that is used to create larger amounts of a gene. They watch and discuss a PowerPoint presentation, explore a website, and write a report listing the materials needed to...
The Chemical Structure of DNA
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
DNA follows specific rules when it comes to structure and pairings. Understand what DNA looks like, how it builds itself, and some of the rules that limit it. Individuals view animations showing details not observable under a microscope...
Dengue Virus Enters a Cell
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Doctors offer limited treatment options and no vaccine for Dengue Virus, which often requires intensive care. Scientists understand how the virus gets into cells and replicates, knowledge which they hope will lead to a cure or treatment....