DNA Candy Models

Today in Higher Level Biology, students were asked to construct DNA models from candy (liquorice, marshmallows, toothpicks). The students needed to be able to identify the nitrogenous bases, hydrogen bonds and we discussed the composition of the ‘backbone’ of the molecule. The entire experience was very positive and an effective review from the previous presentation on the structure of DNA.

 

Year 12 DNA Candy Models

 

 

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