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K’nex DNA

K’nex DNA

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This set is designed to aid in teaching the structure and function of the nucleic acid molecules that make up DNA (deoxyribonucleic acids) and RNA (ribonucleic acids). The Teacher’s Guide provides lessons designed to take students through three instructional modules: DNA Structure; Replication & Transcription and Coding, Translation, and Mutations.

  • Set includes 521 K’NEX parts enough to build 19 DNA and RNA models up to two at a time.
  • Supports 2 - 3 students working as a team.
  • Includes building instructions and comprehensive teacher’s guide, aligned to national Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths standards including Key Stage 3, 4 & 5.
  • Linked directly to the National Curriculum and designed to demonstrate specific educational aspects

Please email thestemhub@canterbury.ac.uk to find out more and to book this free resource.

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