Cancer story – esophageal cancer

    Part 1: I am a mutated cancer gene inside my host, John Smith’s body. I have caused my host to develop esophageal cancer, which is a cancerous tumour that has formed in the esophagus. Doctors aren’t clear on what happened to me as a gene for this to happen. They are researching it […]

DNA Model

Photos              Questions  Genes are segments of DNA and DNA strands form chromosomes. The licorice represents the sugar/phosphate backbone, the marshmallows represent the bases. A green marshmallow represents Guanine, pink represents Cytosine, yellow represents Adenine, and orange represents Thyme. This activity helped me understand that if a certain part of the […]

Lab: Observing Cells

Questions: a)  the animal cells look like circular blobs without much shape, you can see the cell wall under the microscope b) the plant cells look like interlocking rectangles, you can see the cell walls under the microscope Plant cells have a more rectangular shape, while animal cells have a more round or irregular shape. […]