TITLE

Model Biology

AUTHOR(S)
Metz, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Feb2011, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the use of models to generate interest and progress in science. He reflects on a DNA model constructed in February 1953 by molecular biologists Francis Crick and James Watson that helped understand the concepts of forensic science, genetics and medicine. He recalls his own experience of constructing a DNA model during high school with the help of a friend. He explains that although models now use technology to improve visualizations, the teachers are also models to the students.
ACCESSION #
58056712

 

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