5E Instructional Model Plan:

Molecular Genetics 5E Instructional Model Plan

Plan for teaching molecular genetics using the 5E Instructional Model as a framework

8 - 10 days

In all organisms, the coded instructions for specifying the characteristics of the organism are carried in DNA. In this sequence, student will explore the chemical and structural properties of DNA and the process of protein synthesis in order to understand the molecular basis of heredity. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to think about mutations and their role in providing genetic diversity.