DNA Model

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Questions

  1.  Genes are segments of DNA and DNA strands form chromosomes.
  2. 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.
  3. This activity helped me understand that if a certain part of the DNA is missing, that causes a mutation. It also helped me understand how the backbone, bases, and bonds work to create DNA.

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