http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2d1R7M5y8Tk Chemical Structure of Nucleic Acids by Education Portal Suggested Activities Have the students take notes. I would suggest you give them the questions below and stop the video to have the students answer them, or just stop the video, ask what was just stated, and write it down. Then have the students write a summary of the info they just learned. Important items they need to know What are nucleic acids? What do cells use nucleic acids for? How is DNA like a recipe? What do all sugars end in? What is a nucleotide? What is a monomer?