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DNA detectives

In this lesson students experience first-hand how collaboration between scientists helps make scientific discoveries.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students describe how molecules are formed when atoms bond together
  • Students recall that chiral molecules are those that have a different structure from their mirror image
  • Students explain why it took work from many scientists to develop an understanding of the structure of DNA


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