Structure & Function:

Protein Synthesis

HS-LS1-1: Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells.

Lesson 1: 

The History & Discovery of DNA

February 01-02

Rosalind Franklin & the her DNA double helix

Watson & Crick and their model of the double helix

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Additional Thanks to Tangstar Science

Lesson Activities & Handouts

With the remaining time in class, students finished their DNA Extraction Lab packets and TURNED them in.

Supplemental Videos

The Secret of Photo 51

Open Mind: Discovery of DNA

Lesson 2: 

The Structure   of DNA

September 08-11

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Supplemental Videos

Amoeba Sisters: DNA Structure

Crash Course: DNA Structure & Replication

Lesson 3: 

The Replication   of DNA

February 03-05

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Lesson Activities & Handouts

Supplemental Videos

Amoeba Sisters: DNA Replication

DNA Replication Animation

Crash Course: DNA Structure & Replication

DNA Replication Animation

Lesson 4: 

Transcription & Translation of DNA

February 28-March 04

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Supplemental Videos

Amoeba Sisters: RNA vs DNA

Amoeba Sisters: Protein Synthesis

Crash Course: Transcription & Translation

Transcription & Translation Animation

Lesson 5: 

DNA & Chromosomal Mutations

March TBA

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Hank Green: Epigenetics

Amoeba Sisters: Mutations

Different Types of Mutations

Amoeba Sisters: Gene Regulation

Review Material

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