In this activity, students use information in the articles New Zealand DNA databank and DNA profiling to answer questions about the national DNA Profile Databank and the structure of DNA.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • identify information about the national DNA Profile Databank
  • interpret and make conclusions from this information
  • describe the structure of DNA.

Download the Word file (see link below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • student handout.

 

Published 31 January 2008, Updated 29 November 2016