Ch 4: Nucleic Acids - DNA and RNA: Biology 101 Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Nucleic Acids - DNA and RNA chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the functions of these hereditary molecules in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Nucleic Acids - DNA and RNA chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday DNA structure DNA's nucleotide structure and phosphodiester bonds
Tuesday Nitrogenous bases Complementary base pairings of guanine, adenine, thymine and cytosine
Wednesday Early experimentation The development of the transforming principle; the discovery of DNA's double helix structure
Thursday RNA structure RNA's single strand and unique nitrogenous base, uracil
Friday RNA function Roles of messenger RNA, ribosomal RNA and transfer RNA in the transcription and translation processes

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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