The DNA Molecule Is Shaped like a Twisted Ladder

This The DNA Molecule Is Shaped like a Twisted Ladder interactive also includes:

New Review

One 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 online interactive addresses multiple learning styles and teaching methods.

3 Views 1 Download
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils build a 3-D double helix model based on the information from the interactive
  • Go into more detail on the importance of the X-rays and the consistent shape
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of DNA and the four nitrogen bases

  • Includes an applied multiple-choice problem that walks learners through the content
  • Lists many references and extension ideas

  • None