Relating chromosomes, DNA and genes
Chromosomes are double helix structures that is formed of DNA and proteins. Chromosomes are found in the nucleus and they contain and organize genes.
The pieces of the lab
Licorice – Phosphate Backbone
Marshmallows – Bases of the DNA.
Green – (G)uanine
Pink – (C)ytosine
Yellow – (A)denine
Orange – (T)hymine
Without mutations, A-T, G-C are always bonded together.
Understanding the structure of DNA
It created a visual and physical structure for me to personally learn the structure of DNA.