Students practice using a codon wheel or codon chart to determine the amino acid sequence of DNA and RNA. Worksheet includes a short explanation of transcription, translation, and how amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. Students practice using the codon chart to determine which amino acids are indicated by the RNA code. They…
I have used this demonstration every year to introduce the scientific method. The worksheet below is optional and includes instructions for writing a lab report and doing a more involved investigation, but for the beginning of the year, I prefer to just have students observe and give their suggestions for how to test various hypotheses.…
Graphic shows the process of transcription and translation. Color the parts of the model as your learn about them!