Protein Synthesis (SC.912.L.16.5)
In this activity students modeled transcription in the nucleus and translation in the cytoplasm to synthesize a protein.
Genetic Mutations: helpful, harmful, or harmless?
Students explore different types of mutations and determine the effects the mutation would have on the organism. Click here to download the assignment if you lost it.
transcription, translation, ribonucleic acid (RNA), uracil, tRNA, mRNA, rRNA, codon, amino acid, protein
To Demonstrate Mastery
Blogging: Write a series of brief blog entries that describe how various cell organelles work together to produce a protein. Be sure to trace the whole process starting with instructions from the nucleus and ending with the protein leaving the cell through the cell membrane
To Improve Understanding