Science & Nature

DNA: Decoding the Universal Language of Life

DNA contains all of the information that cells need to develop, function, and reproduce themselves, and all the information needed for cells to form a person, plant, or animal. The history of life itself is all encoded in DNA or genomes.
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Completed by 50 learners
Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 3 weeks

14-18

year olds

2-7

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Mon May 23

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Description

Class Experience

1. To be able to justify the historical investigations that support the claim that DNA is the source of heritable information.
2. Describe representations and models that illustrate how genetic information is copied and transferred between generations. 
3. To provide scientific explanations that use the structures and mechanisms of DNA to support the claim that DNA is the primary sources of heritable information.
Multiple-choice questions will be given and are meant to confirm the proper comprehension of the material.
I will provide the necessary reading materials. The student can email me their questions and answers to the class activity/quiz. My email address is mallakin@telus.net. 
I consider a few components to evaluate the students in this class.
1) Their attendance and if they attended every class.
2) Did they complete the multiple-choice question on time.
3) Did they participate in the discussion. 
I will write a report to the parent for how the student did in the class and their assignments. 
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
This class presumes no previous knowledge of genetics.

Teacher

Dr. Mallakin MSc, PhD
🇨🇦
Lives in Canada
Educator and Researcher
74 total reviews
176 completed classes

About Me

Hello dear students and parents, thank you for visiting my profile. I am a coach, an educator, and a biomedical science researcher. I enjoy teaching different areas of the scientific field, in particular biology, chemistry, physics, and how... 
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