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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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Biological Molecules

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Focus on macro-molecules including nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates. A video explains which are monomers, which form polymers, and the process of changing from one to the other. It also covers the characteristics of...
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The Four Groups of Biologically Important Compounds

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This is not they typical set of teacher instructions. It is an organized chart of the important organic compounds. For each, the involved elements, the name of the building block monomers, the names of polymers, extra information, and a...
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Review of Ionic and Covalent Compounds and Transitioning from Ionic to Covalent Compounds

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a unique assigment: compare and contrast ionic and covalent compounds in an extensive data table and then analyze Lewis dot structures in antoher. Three columns are to befilled in: "characteristic or feature," "applies to ionic...
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Who Took Jerell's iPod? ~ An Organic Compound Mystery

For Students 7th - 12th
Within the setting of a crime scene investigation, biochemistry beginners analyze organic compounds as a means of determining "Who dunnit." They use a brown paper test for lipids, glucose test strips and iodine to identify carbohydrates,...
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Nucleic Acids ~ Information Storage and Energy Transfer

For Teachers 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...
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Nucleic Acids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A lively presentation presents general facts and history of nucleic acids in a note-taking format. Every slide contains colorful photos or graphics to illuminate and engage. Biology aces learn about the function and structure of these...
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Nucleic Acids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the roles of RNA with this PowerPoint presentation. Viewers will learn about messenger RNA, transfer RNA, and ribosomal RNA. You will appreciate the time and thought put into preparing this concise presentation as you use it to...
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Nucleic Acids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A concise and instructive presentation on nucleic acids will be a valuable teaching tool in your chemistry or biology classes. Beautiful diagrams clarify the structure of nucleotides in DNA and RNA and the double helix arrangement of the...
2:55
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DNA and RNA, A Nucleic Acid Primer!

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Every single cell in the human body is packed with genetic material! A video presentation provides a thorough overview of the components of this genetic material. An engaging instructor defines DNA and RNA and discusses its structure and...
2:15
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Viruses and the Common Cold!

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What do you really know about the common cold? Introduce learners to viruses, their components, and how they use host cells to replicate and infect more cells. Pupils identify the type of virus that causes the common cold and get...
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Building Blocks of DNA

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many times can you say deoxyribonucleic acid fast? Viewers learn the components that create DNA using a video representation. The narrator introduces learners to adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine and how they create the...
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Protein Synthesis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Watson and Crick built the first model of DNA in the 1950s, and our understanding of DNA since then continues to grow exponentially. Scholars learn about protein synthesis by observing a presentation and completing a worksheet. Both walk...
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Nucleic Acids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Genetic information transfers through nucleic acids, making these the chemical link that connects people to their parents and grandparents. Viewers determine the importance of both DNA and RNA after observing the presentation. Key...
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Macromolecules

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In chemistry, organic means something contains a carbon base. A helpful presentation starts by defining macromolecules as large organic carbon molecules. Scholars answer questions about each topic on the associated worksheet. It covers...
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Viral DNA Integration

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do reverse transcriptase inhibitors work? Young virologists examine the function of azidothymidine, a drug doctors use to treat HIV patients, during a hands-on modeling activity. Groups create a strand of DNA from an HIV RNA strand...
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Ebola: Disease Detectives

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did the Ebola virus first infect humans? Young virologists examine genetic sequences from the 2014 Sierra Leone outbreak to find similarities during a riveting activity. Following similar methods used by MIT and Harvard, partners...
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What Is Biochemistry?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Watch as chemistry comes alive! Socratica's biology playlist kicks off with a simple video detailing the principle components of biochemistry. Content includes carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids. The narrator describes each class...
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The Making of Macromolecules

For Students 7th - 12th
Compare and contrast macromolecules made from the same elements. Young scholars learn how the structure of a molecule has as much influence on a compound as the elements in the molecule. They experiment with molecular model kits to...
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What is RNA?

For Students 9th - 12th
Five percent of the weight of a human cell comes from RNA, while only one percent comes from DNA. The video explains what RNA is and how it relates to DNA. It also describes the importance of understanding RNA and the two types of RNA:...
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Polymers and Monomers

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You don't want to break these chains! Show young chemists and biologists the basics of polymerization with a simple interactive. The resource gives learners three types of polymers to experiment with, as well as a brief tutorial about...
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DNA versus RNA

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
 Explain the differences between DNA and RNA with a short video that includes information about the uracil versus thymine contrast and includes details about structural, functional, and bond discrepancies.
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Biomolecules

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An informative lesson has learners read about, discuss, and study the classification, structure and importance of the following biomolecules: carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and enzymes. 
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Meet Your Macromolecules

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You are what you eat, but what is that really? The lesson describes the four macromolecules from their basic structure to their functions. It includes a presentation, small group practice, independent practice, and a short assessment.