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In this one time biology class we will discuss DNA, what it is, what it is made of, and how the components fit together. We will discover how nitrogen bases pair up in DNA, and then will practice matching nitrogen bases. In this science class there will be a brief overview of RNA explaining what it is and how it plays a role in DNA reproducing itself. This class will be discussion oriented and interactive. I will included a video that I made in my kitchen making an edible DNA model out...
At the end of this class students should be able to name the components that make up DNA and understand how they fit together. Student should also be able to pair the nitrogen bases that contain genetic instructions. Student should also be able to give a brief definition of RNA and understand its role in helping with DNA replication.
I taught this subject and did this activity with my sons in our homeschooling.
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30 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
This is an activity I have included at the end to show how this project was completed. I was leaving this as an activity to complete after class was over for review and to add more sensory learning to this lesson. This would add the senses smell, touch, and taste to help solidify learning.
We will be using a video I created in my kitchen where I make an edible model of DNA of an activity I created using Starbursts, Twizzlers, and toothpicks to create a model of DNA
Nature Loving, Coffee Drinking, Wanna Be World Traveling, Life Long Learner
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My name is Charity Vanderhoof and my mom says I have been a teacher since kindergarten. She says I would come home from school so excited about what I had learned that I couldn’t wait to teach my younger sister everything I had learned that day...