DNA case study: Franklin, Wilkins, Watson and Crick

In this lesson we will look at the scientists who contributed to the discovery of the structure of DNA

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which organelle contains the genetic information?

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Q2.What is a gene?

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Q3.What shape is DNA?

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Q4.What are the four bases? (Choose four answers)

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Q5.How many chromosomes will a human sperm cell contain?

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Q6.If an organism had 100 chromosomes. How many would be in each sex cell?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which organelle contains the genetic information?

1/6

Q2.What is a gene?

2/6

Q3.What shape is DNA?

3/6

Q4.What are the four bases? (Choose four answers)

Select four (4) boxes

4/6

Q5.How many chromosomes will a human sperm cell contain?

5/6

Q6.If an organism had 100 chromosomes. How many would be in each sex cell?

6/6

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Case Study - Franklin, Wilkins, Watson and Crick

This short quiz will assess content covered in this session and prior knowledge.

Q1.What are the bases for DNA? (Choose 4 answers)

Select four (4) boxes

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Q2.What is a gene?

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Q3.Who has a Mars Rover named after them?

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Q4.Which of the following scientists did not receive a Nobel Prize for their work towards DNA discovery?

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Q5.What did Rosalind Franklin die from?

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Quiz:

Case Study - Franklin, Wilkins, Watson and Crick

This short quiz will assess content covered in this session and prior knowledge.

Q1.What are the bases for DNA? (Choose 4 answers)

Select four (4) boxes

1/5

Q2.What is a gene?

2/5

Q3.Who has a Mars Rover named after them?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following scientists did not receive a Nobel Prize for their work towards DNA discovery?

4/5

Q5.What did Rosalind Franklin die from?

5/5

Lesson summary: DNA case study: Franklin, Wilkins, Watson and Crick

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