Velcro Giant Cell

October 14, 2012


I made this four-foot tall wall hanging has Velcro proteins and organelles so that teachers can move parts around the cell to illustrate concepts. Then, I invited everyone on the floor to make their own favorite proteins and organelles with googly eyes and add them. It also has a little cookbook to represent the DNA genome, and the ribosomes are represented as chefs. This central dogma analogy is further explained in this presentation.

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