Produced by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, this practical activity allows students to create an origami model of DNA, demonstrating its double helix structure. The activity provides a hands-on way of learning about the structure of DNA.
Two templates are available as PDFs; a standard template with the base pairs already coloured or a blank template where the students have to colour the four bases A, C, T and G and mark them in the correct location on the template.
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|Age||11-14, 14-16, 16-19|
|Published||2010 to date|