Authoring Modules I: Content and Structure

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D., Jessica E. Zimmer

Further Exploration

The Search for DNA

Access Excellence - Outstanding summary of the history of DNA research. 

To Know Ourselves - The Human Genome Project

U.S. Dept. of Energy - An in-depth discussion of research into the human genome. 

Music from DNA

The Shamen, S2 Translation - An instrumental piece of music based on the DNA code for the S2 protein.

Its Description

The Shamen, S2 Translation - An instrumental piece of music based on the DNA code for the S2 protein.

Biography

Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin

Classics

A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid

J. Watson, F. Crick, Science Magazine - Original paper describing the structure of DNA.

News & Events

DNA Tests Show Human Ancestors

CNN

DNA Tests for King Tut

CNN

Current Science News

News from around the world of science.

Research

The Human Genome Sequence

J.C. Venter et. al, Science Magazine - Full text of one of two articles describing the base sequence of human DNA.

Sequence of the Human Genome

E. Lender, Nature Magazine - Full text of one of two original articles describing the human genome sequence.

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Experiment!

DNA Workshop

PBS - Interactive exercise on DNA replication.

Human Genome Browser

U.C Santa Cruz - Interactive Browser that finds features related to the genome sequence. 

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education