K'NEX Education: DNA, Replication and Transcription Building Set

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  • Age Range: 10 years and up
  • 521 pieces
  • Builds 19 DNA and mRNA models, up to 2 at a time
  • About this item

    This K'NEX Replication and Transcription Building Toy will aid in teaching students about DNA and RNA. It comes with a teacher's guide that provides lessons designed to take students through three educational modules. The modules cover DNA structure, replication and transcription, coding, translation and mutations. It be an essential demonstration tool for students at the elementary school level. The set includes 521 K'NEX parts, enough to build 19 DNA and RNA models (up to two at a time). This K'NEX DNA for education set can support two to three students working as a team. Both the building instructions and the teacher's guide are aligned to national teaching standards. In addition, this K'NEX building set is packaged in a strong storage tray with a snap-on lid for secure and easy storage.


    K'NEX Education DNA, Replication and Transcription Building Set:

    • Enough parts to build 19 DNA and mRNA models, up to 2 at a time
    • Supports 2-3 students working as a team
    • Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to national standards included
    • Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid
    • Total number of pieces: 521
    • K'NEX DNA for education
    • Suitable for hands-on learning about DNA and RNA
    • Suitable for grades 5-9

    Specifications

    Age: 8 - 11 Years ,  12 - 14 Years
    Age Start: 10 Years
    Age End: and up
    Battery Type: Does Not Contain a Battery
    Multi Pack Indicator: No
    Model No.: 78780
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 3.1
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 12.5 x 12.25 x 2.25
    Assembled in Country of Origin: USA
    Origin of Components: USA and Imported
    Walmart No.: 551617040
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    Customer Reviews | 6 reviews | 4.3 out of 5

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    A great hands on way to learn DNA!
    9/27/2013

    Customer review by Susan

    5.0 stars by Susan

    I have used this in my 7th grade Life Science classroom for 2 years. This is a great hands on activity. My students love it!

    Susan
    Palm Bay, FL
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Gender:Female
    12/12/2013

    Customer review by homeschoolgroup

    5.0 stars by homeschoolgroup

    I purchased this for a biology class I taught two years ago and then bought two more sets this year. The students enjoy the Knex and it helps hands-on learners.

    homeschoolgroup
    Damascus, OR, United States
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Great way to learn DNA
    9/26/2013

    Customer review by KGeist

    5.0 stars by KGeist

    I've been using the DNA K'Nex Kit for years with my 7th grade.  We go through the entire instruction book - first we build the DNA, then we replicate it, then we create the messenger RNA.  It really helps the students understand DNA structure, ATCG, and the replication process.

    KGeist
    Philadelphia, PA
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
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