DNA and Protein Synthesis

This is a flipped learning lesson.

Students - watch the video and answer the questions on the student homework task sheet before your next lesson.

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Student questions

(As shown printer in the student homework task sheet)

  1. The video compares protein synthesis to making a cake. In the this comparison: a) ...the recipe book is equivalent to  ___________ b) ...the cake is equivalent to ___________.

  2. State the four bases the make up DNA (Use letters. Full names are not needed).

  3. How many base pairs code for a single amino acid?
  4. In what way are the bases of DNA different from the bases of mRNA?
  5. Which type of RNA has amino acids attached to it?
  6. Where in the cell does amino acid sequencing occur?

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