Transcription and translation (Learn.Genetics)
Biology Quiz: Translation and Protein Synthesis ($)
DNA, RNA and Protein Synthesis Complete Teaching Unit. This bundled unit contains at least 2 weeks of teaching materials or 3 weeks if you complete all of the enclosed labs. The title of this unit is DNA, RNA and Protein Synthesis. This unit has everything that a teacher needs to teach a unit on this topic to Biology or life science students. It covers: The history of DNA discoveries, the structure of DNA, replication, transcription, and translation / protein synthesis.
Protein Synthesis DNA not only serves as a template for its own replication, but is also a template for RNA formation. Protein synthesis requires two steps, called transcription and translation. During transcription, an mRNA molecule is produced, and during translation, this mRNA specifies the order of amino acids in a particular polypeptide (Fig. 3.13). A gene (i.e., DNA) contains coded information for the sequence of amino acids in a particular polypeptide.
Remember that amino acids are held together by a peptide bond! This is an image from our protein synthesis video! We go over the steps of transcription and translation and the roles that ribosomes, DNA, and RNA play. We also compare and contrast RNA and DNA and explain the three different types of RNA. Come learn and laugh with the zany Amoeba Sisters! www.youtube.com/...
FREE Biology Lab: Simple DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) Extraction. This is one of my favorite labs/activities that I do with my Biology I students. It doesn't take long to do, it uses very simple, household materials, and it works every time! There is no number crunching or data analysis, but just a fun activity that your students will really enjoy.