Life Science - COVID-19: Cell replication

In this MEL Academy lesson your children will:

  • Learn about DNA
  • Learn how cells replicate
  • Build their own DNA strands

Lesson time

5:00am   PST (San Francisco, Seattle, ...)
6:00am   MST (Phoenix, Denver, ...)
7:00am   CST (Chicago, Houston, ...)
8:00am   EST (New York, Toronto, ...)
1:00pm   GMT (London, ...)

Lesson duration: 45-55 minutes.

Prepare in advance

In this lesson, we will conduct several DIY experiments. Prepare in advance household materials shown below.

DIY Materials

  Soft Candy or Gum Drops
  4 cups
  pipe cleaners
  colored loop cereal
  4 cups
  Optional - ziploc bags and bowl
  Optional - gummy worms


Please, download and print this worksheet in advance. You’ll need to refer to it during the lesson.