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Activity Description of "Candy DNA Replication"

Title Candy DNA Replication
Audience grade 7-12
Abstract Students use candy pieces and toothpicks to "build" DNA molecules and then simulate DNA replication.
Author Ellen Lamb
Unifying Concept Evidence, models, and explanation
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Understandings about scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science Nature of scientific knowledge, Historical perspectives
Science in Personal and Social PerspectivesNatural and human induced hazards
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Molecular basis of heredity, Reproduction and heredity
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