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922 resources with the concept dna

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DNA, Protein Synthesis and Mutations

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the chemical composition of DNA and RNA and how they work together to synthesize protein. They discover genetic codes, gene chromosome theory, and how the environment influences our appearance.
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Genetics of Flowering

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore plant DNA.
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DNA the Easy Way (and "Gram Stain" Without the Mess)

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students visualize DNA from cells and explain the basis and importance of the Gram-stain reaction and to perform the KOH test equivalent.
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DNA Sequencing Model Lab

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students pretend they are each genetic engineers with a test tube of unknown DNA (PCR'd) possibly taken from blood cells of someone with a genetic condition.
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DNA Fingerprinting

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate what restriction enzymes do, and explain how a DNA sample can link a suspect to a crime.
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Wolf Pack in a Bottle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in an activity of a mock electrophoresis using paper chromatography to study DNA and genetic restriction mapping.
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Protein Synthesis in the Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore how a cell uses information from the DNA in its nucleus to produce the proteins that help determine the traits of an organism -- a process called protein synthesis. They learn what DNA is, what it looks like, and...
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Interdisciplinary Integrated Unit on DNA/Genetics Part C: Language Arts

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders learn and apply Internet research skills, then use basic word processing to complete their final papers. They use editing and proofreading skills, then plan and write a point-of-view essay using a teacher-made prompt.
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DNA Isolation from Onion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students apply measurement skills using the metric system. They explain the process of isolating DNA from other cell contents. They apply knowledge of cell structure to explain the process of isolating DNA.
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"Chips" Off the Old Block?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study using analogies between common items or occurrences and science concepts. They use the analogy of cookie recipes to that of the DNA "recipes" for living things to help us explain more about mutations.