DNA model

  1. How are chromosomes, DNA, and genes related to each other?

They are related together because they all are found in one place which is DNA.  Chromosomes are found in strands of DNA and Genes are found on segments of chromosomes.

  1. The licorice represented the sugar/phosphate backbone.  The toothpicks represented the bonds between bases and backbone.  The green marshmallow represented guanine, the yellow one represented adenine, the pink one represented cytosine and the orange represented thymine.


  1. This lab helped me understand which bases match together and it gave me a better understanding of how DNA works and how it’s related to chromosomes and genes.



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