Peer Review for material titled "Nucleic Acids"
eTextbook Reviews for material titled "Nucleic Acids"
User Rating for material titled "Nucleic Acids"
Member Comments for material titled "Nucleic Acids"
Bookmark Collections for material titled "Nucleic Acids"
Course ePortfolios for material titled "Nucleic Acids"
Learning Exercises for material titled "Nucleic Acids"
Accessibility Info for material titled "Nucleic Acids"
Please enter a Bookmark title
Please limit Bookmark title to 65 characters
Please enter a description
Please limit Bookmark title to 4000 characters
A Bookmark with this title already existed.
Please limit a note about this material to 2048 characters
Search all MERLOT
Select to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Select to go to your Dashboard Report
Select to go to your Content Builder
Select to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
Select OK to launch help window
Cancel help


Advanced Search


Search > Material Results >

Nucleic Acids


Nucleic Acids

Logo for Nucleic Acids
This page describes nucleic acids in a simple but very thorough way. It talks about DNA and RNA. It talks about the pyrimidine bases: Cytosine and Thymine and it talks about the Purine bases: Adenine, Guanine, and Uracil. It talks about the the parts of nucleic acids and the parts of nucleotides. It talks about the structure of DNA being a double helix and how it is put together.
Go to material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 08, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 31, 2016
Submitter: Kyle Besecker


  • Peer review 4.25 rating
    Peer Reviews: 4.25 rating
  • User review 3.5 average rating
  • User Rating: 3.5 user rating
  • Discussion (2 Comments)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Bookmark Collections (none)
  • Course ePortfolios (none)
  • Accessibility Info (none)

  • Rate this material
  • Create a learning exercise
  • Add accessibility information
  • Pick a Bookmark Collection or Course ePortfolio to put this material in or scroll to the bottom to create a new Bookmark Collection
    Name the Bookmark Collection to represent the materials you will add
    Describe the Bookmark Collection so other MERLOT users will know what it contains and if it has value for their work or teaching. Other users can copy your Bookmark Collection to their own profile and modify it to save time.
    Edit the information about the material in this {0}
    Submitting Bookmarks...


Primary Audience: Middle School, High School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements:  
Language: English
Cost Involved: unsure
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessibility Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure
Browse in Disciplines:


QR Code for this Page

Users who viewed this material also viewed...


Discussion for Nucleic Acids

Log in to participate in the discussions or Sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.

Return to Top of Page
Avatar for Francisco Fernandez
3 years ago

Francisco Fernandez (Student)

I have not been in a classroom yet but I think I will. 

Technical Remarks:

Easy to navigate and find pertinent information.  Can be used for refreshing and for class.

Time spent reviewing site: 15 minutes

Avatar for Leo Espinosa
3 years ago

Leo Espinosa (Student)

This would be a good site too introduce to children in elementry; it is very basic and very easy to understand.  The material is written simple and it is a good way to get young children interested in science.