NOTE: To learn more, check out our episode about DNA!!
What is DNA?
Deoxyribonucleic acid or for short DNA is what tells the cells in our body what to do and how to function. DNA is in all of the cells in our body.
Where is DNA found in cells?
DNA lives inside chromosomes which are inside the nucleus.
Let’s Break it Down:
Let’s ZOOM into cell which are the building blocks of all life.
ZOOM inside the cell to the nucleus.
ZOOM inside the nucleus to see chromosomes, which is where DNA is stored.
Why is DNA important?
DNA is important because it is the instruction manual or recipe book for YOU! It determines how tall you are, what color your hair is, and many other traits. DNA is important for life.