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Title: Build a DNA Molecule
Url: https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/builddna/
Publisher: University of Utah. Genetic Science Learning Center
Description: How does a DNA molecule grow? This is a key question for budding geneticists, and one that is eloquently answered via this online activity, offered courtesy of the Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah. The site uses an elegant animation to show interested parties how DNA is copied every day and each time a new cell divides. Visitors can read about this process or they can just click on the Start Building tab to move various bits and pieces around to understand the world of DNA base pairs and such. Also, the site includes animations of DNA replications from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Biointeractive site and a comparison of the size of a nucleotide to other objects. Overall, it's a great resource for those with an interest in learning more about this most integral aspect of genetics.
LC Classification: Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- Physiology -- Metabolism -- Other substances, A-Z -- Deoxyribonucleic acid. DNA
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Genetics -- Recombination mechanisms -- Genes. Alleles. Genome
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Biology -- DNA
Biology -- Genes
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Movie/Animation
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: The University of Utah Genetic Science Learning Center
Access Rights: Free access
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