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DNA and Histone Model


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    University of Utah

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DNA and Histone Model

In this activity, learners construct a 3-D paper model depicting how histone, acetyl and methyl molecules control access to DNA and affect gene DNA expression. This resource guide includes optional modifications and extensions along with instructions and cut-out pages for learners.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Learning Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 14 - 18

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan, Model

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Cells
      • Cell Structure and Function
      • Chemistry of Life
    • Heredity and Genetics
      • Human Genetics
      • DNA Structure and Function
  • Physical Sciences
    • Chemistry
      • Chemistry of Life

Informal Categories


  • Model Building

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Components that are part of this resource:

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

  • 2008 Beyond the Central Dogma Master Teacher Summer Institute

Source Collection:

  • Teach.Genetics

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, University of Utah, ©2009

Funding Source:

  • Science Education Partnership Award from the National Center for Research Resources, a component of the National Institutes of Health

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