While many students are able to speak at length about DNA, their fundamental understanding of the pervasiveness of DNA may still be unchanged. This activity is ideal for helping student link their classroom learning to their own daily experience and observations about DNA. Students also mentally engage by critically thinking about the physical and chemical properties of DNA. This article promotes National Science Education Standards A and C and Iowa Teaching Standards 1, 2, 3, and 6.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 2009 by the Iowa Academy of Science
"Wow! DNA in My Food?: The Anatomy of a Smoothie,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 36
, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol36/iss2/3