Science DNA Lab

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.


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