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Friday
Dec182009

Biology Christmas Connection

Well here is the connection between Christmas and biology that I could make. I showed the students this candy cane and told them if they could name the shape that the red stripes make they would all get one. Most of them raised their hands and when I called on one, he said "double helix". We built DNA paper models this week and they learned its shape.

 

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I love the paper model. Do you have an emial capable copy? I would love to use it with my classes.

Thanks

January 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSherry

Do you have directions or activity for your DNA models ????

November 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDave

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