After you’ve read the letter that Francis Crick wrote to his son and found out about the structure and function of DNA, complete these interactive resources to be able to explain the structure and function of DNA inside a nucleus. The resources/ activities are for one school hour and one homework session.
On the side, complete the SoMi self assessment handout.
PARTNER A: Research about the experiments carried out by Avery and Griffith and outline the experimental design, procedure and result. Explain why the discovery of that experiment contributed to identify that DNA is the material of heredity.
PARTNER B: Research about the experiments carried out by Hershey and Chase and outline the experimental design, procedure and result. Explain why the discovery of that experiment contributed to identify that DNA is the material of heredity.
The Biozone Biolinks section provides useful links for further internet study of the cell cycle and cell division. Watch some great online animations on Youtube, entering mitosis, cell division, or cell cycle as keywords for your query.
Watch this animation to learn about the recent hypothesis on the origin of life. First, watch the animation without stopping. Then, write down headings to divide the animation into sensible untis. After that, watch the animation again and make notes under your individual headings.It’s a good idea to make a word web, cluster or mind map.