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K'NEX Education - DNA Replication and Transcription

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The K'NEX DNA, Replication and Transcription set is designed to aid in teaching the structure and function of the nucleic acid molecules that make up DNA (deoxyribonucleic acids) and RNA (ribonucleic acids). The Teacher's Guide provides lessons designed to take students through three instructional modules: I. DNA Structure II. Replication & Transcription III. Coding, Translation, and Mutations Excellent demonstration tool at the elementary school level. Curriculum aligned to National Science Education standards for grades 5 - 12. Set includes 521 K'NEX parts - enough to build 19 DNA and mRNA models, up to two at a time! Supports 2 - 3 students working as a team. Grades 5 - 12. Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to national standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid.

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3.1 pounds

12.5 x 12.2 x 2.2

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K'NEX Education - DNA Replication and Transcription
 
4.8

(based on 13 reviews)

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4.0

Over 1,500 kid k'nex. Must have 4 kids

By Kingz

from Clearwater beach florida

Comments about K'NEX Education - DNA Replication and Transcription:

We own every kids k'next set iv seen, and then some. Stop counting once we passed 1500 parts. My kids 4(boy)5 (girl)and 6(girl) year old love them. At the age three they could follow the instructions on their own and build what was in front of them. Now they come up with some crazzy things on their own. Like 3' building, giant windmills, trucks with trailers attached. Bridges. The only down side is the lack of different parts. It would be nice to have a few gears for them. Some cross fitting parts to go in 3 dim just like the normal k'nex. Maybe a chain type and a sleeve one too. These sets are awesome and your kids will want more and more to build bigger and better. Just wish their was more option in parts since even at age 4 my kids are needing some of the option that are in the normal k'nex but are not ready for the small pieces and the supper tight parts of the normal ones. These sets help develop mechanical ability. I'm a mechanical engineer and I wish I had these too when I was growing up. Really it took me 20 min to build a working limited slip differential to show the kids how one works.

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5.0

Great Mother Son Project with smaller hands

By vvaca

from Los Angeles, CA, United States

Comments about K'NEX Education - DNA Replication and Transcription:

My son (4 years old) and I have a great time working together on this "older" set of K'nex. We read the instructions together as a pre-reading activity where he tells me the order of the pieces and their names. We take turns attempting the instructions and seeing if what we come up with matches the description. It's a longer process but my son loves the activity and the results and I love the time I spend with him.

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5.0

Hours and hours of fun!

By cenglot

from Benito, MB, Canada

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I bought this set for my son for Christmas this year and he loves it! We spend hours upon hours together building with this set. He has so much fun creating his own designs. There is no reason to follow instructions (as my 3 yr old says!) I love how all K'Nex products help children explore their creative side. They have a chance to explore their imagination and create anything that their little minds can think of. I look forward to purchasing him many more kits throughout the years!

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5.0

Awesome Interactive Models!!!

By tiffyteach

from Moreno Valley, CA, United States

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I received an exploring machines kit through our Science department at school that was just sitting in a cabinet and it was brand new. I teach 6th grade Math & Science and this kit is amazing. We will be studying Simple Machines in a few weeks and I took home the kit to check it out. I put together the hammer, screwdriver, archimedes screw, and am now working on the elevator. My niece, a 2nd grader loved it so much, she asked me to bring it back so she could make her own version of an elevator. I really like how well constructed and strong the pieces are and  when they are all connected together how life like the end products are and that they really work. It's very cool.  I know my students will really like to work on putting together these simple machines. I am just trying to figure out if there are enough pieces for  9 small groups to work on them. I need to get at least one more set, if not two. If I win the contest, I will be using it to buy another exploring machines set for my classroom.       I think it's definitely worth the money and anyone will learn from making the many items listed. Hours of strategic fun. Not for the faint of heart.

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5.0

Amazing Imaginations

By Sheri

from Manitoba, Canada

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I bought this set for my 2 boys (3 & 4) and they love it. I am amazed at the level of imagination they use when creating items. I also love to build things with them. We all have so much fun creating and inventing together. Great for family time.

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5.0

I purchased this for a ...

By homeschoolgroup

from Damascus, OR, United States

Comments about K'NEX Education - DNA Replication and Transcription:

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.

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5.0

Bought this for a Xmas ...

By Maurgan40

from Green River, WY, United States

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Bought this for a Xmas gift for my 2 year old.. I think he'll love them

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5.0

Super toys for busy boys!

By Cindy13

from Big Timber, MT

Comments about K'NEX Education - DNA Replication and Transcription:

I bought the transportation set when my boys were 2 and 3. They have spent endless hours constructing all the models the shown as well as using their imaginations! They are 5 and 6 now and still love K'nex. I feel great about spending money on a toy they love, can't break, is educational, and shows their imagination! I would definitely buy this product again.

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5.0

transportation

By Robert

from Montreal, QC, Canada

Comments about K'NEX Education - DNA Replication and Transcription:

This was a birthday gift for my 5-year old grandson. No sooner than he opened the gift, he set about constructing a rather complicated airplane to the astonishment of all present. It has clearly become one of his favorite toys.

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5.0

A great hands on way to learn DNA!

By Susan

from Palm Bay, FL

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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!

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