It is time to research a scientist
who contributed to this understanding of DNA
Two students will research each scientist/pair of scientists, so you can compare resources, but do your own research and presentation format.
James Watson and Francis Crick
- Research your scientist(s) finding the information below, as well as other interesting and pertinent information.
- Summarize your information into your own words.
- Keep track of all sources you use and link them to the source of information in a clear, concise manner on a Google doc or other format that I can see Thursday and Friday.
- Organize the information into a presentation format of your choice.
- Be prepared to present information about your scientist(s) Wednesday in class.
- Picture of scientist
- Pictures of other pertinent components of their work
- Dates, places
- Interesting information about the scientist
- Brief overview of contribution to the understanding of DNA
- Any controversy, struggles or other related issues to these contributions
- Linked or embedded video or audio file about this scientist
- Chargaff Photo: http://www.macroevolution.net/images/erwin-chargaff-200x297-0.jpg
- Franklin Photo: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/97/Rosalind_Franklin.jpg
- Hershey and Chase Photo: http://www.lifesciencesfoundation.org/content/media/2011/06/18/1952_The_Hershey-Chase_blender_experiment_uic.edu.jpg
- Watson and Crick Photo: http://www.nobelweekdialogue.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/H4000039-Watson-and-Crick_cropped-by-CM-v1-1440x866.jpg
Remember to link all information to your sources.
Remember to share sources with me (as well as presentation if you are doing a digital presentation).
The presentation MUST be in your own summarized words.