Double Helix Student Modeling Pack Teacher Resources

Activities and Recommendations

1. Build a 12 base-pair DNA model. Twist and untwist the double helix.
2. Model DNA replication. Start with the gray sugar-phosphate backbones and nucleotides in separate piles.
3. Cut each gray backbone in half. Build a 6 base-pair DNA model. Twist into a double helix, then untwist and replicate.  


Digital Resources

Dynamic DNA Kit© videos




Flow of Genetic Information Kit© videos




Digital Student Modeling Activities©




Nucleotide Coloring Activity PDF

Teacher Tips