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Science Basics - What Is DNA Anyway?

A fun introduction to DNA and its structure. Your student will learn about its structure and function in the cell. We will finish class with a fun 3-dimensional DNA model.
Ashley McLaurin, BS Biology
546 total reviews for this teacher
32 reviews for this class
Completed by 169 learners
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50 minute class

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
- Describe the structure of DNA (double-helix) and how it relates to its function. 
- Identify the four nitrogen bases and how they fit together.
- Create a model of DNA.
Guided notes are sent out the Sunday before class begins. Students will have the note sheets, pencils, color pencils/crayons/markers, and a piece of printer paper for the origami at the end of class.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Ashley McLaurin, BS Biology
Lives in the United States
Experienced Science Educator
546 total reviews
618 completed classes

About Me

Hi, and thank you for stopping to look into my courses! 

I am an experienced science educator with over ten years of experience in the classroom. I live in Indiana with my husband, son, and dog. I hold a bachelor's degree in biology, a Texas... 
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