POGIL is an acronym for Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning. POGIL is a tool that allows for the simultaneous teaching of core content and higher-order thinking skills. This lesson includes content regarding DNA structure and storage in the cell, as well as its use in coding for proteins, and thereby determining phenotype. Models are based on data and procedures used in the Roberts lab at NC State University. Two possible timelines for implementation are provided.
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