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Student activity: Modelling DNA

YearRangeCurriculumStrand

11-13

Upper Secondary

Science

Living World



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Overview

In this activity, students use lollies to construct a DNA model in order to model a point mutation.

Purpose

To help students visualise a DNA molecule and understand the basis of a point mutation.

Keywords

DNA molecule, base, phosphate, double helix, mutation.

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