This colorful reminder of the many concepts of DNA can be displayed in your classroom year-round. Large foam nucleotides can be used to explore a variety of concepts related to DNA structure and function.
- Reveal the complementary nature of base pairs
- Examine how the double-stranded DNA is antiparallel
- Discover the semiconservative nature of DNA replication
- Introduce PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and the Sanger DNA sequencing method for a glimpse of biotechnology