1. established the structure of DNA, with Crick
4. process where protein is made from RNA
5. where protein is made in the cell
6. dark lady of DNA; Rosalind ___
9. pairs with cytosine
10. pairs with thymine
13. RNA that carries code out of nucleus
14. process of copying DNA


2. consists of a base, sugar, phosphate
3. process where RNA is made from DNA
7. four types; found in center of DNA
8. sugar found in DNA
11. section of DNA that codes for a trait
12. shape of DNA; double __

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Other Resources on DNA

Coloring DNA – basic image of DNA and RNA for students to color following directions; includes questions and analysis

Gene Regulation in Prokaryotes - focuses on the lac operon and how some genes are repressible

Transcription & Translation Coloring - shows structures involved, nucleotides, base pair rules, amino acids

How DNA Controls the Workings of a Cell - examine a DNA sequence, transcribe and translate

DNA Concept Map - design a concept map showcasing the structure and function of DNA

DNA Models - students can examine 3D models of DNA to understand the structure