From Gene to Protein via Transcription and Translation

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DNA carries the codes for creating just the right protein. A well-designed lesson plan leads pupils through the process from start to finish and everywhere in between. Guiding questions with supporting video help scholars understand the process of transcription and translation. They then explore how different traits occur.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a hands-on introduction to transcription and translation
Classroom Considerations

  • It is important for learners to have a solid understanding of the structure and function of proteins prior to the activity
  • If using the video support, pupils need laptops with Internet access
Pros

  • Offers different options to differentiate within the lesson
  • Provides resources in an editable format to allow for customization
Cons

  • None