Unit 4 – DNA, Protein Synthesis, Enzymes & Biotechnology

Notes/Worksheets/Etc:

Protein Synthesis Stop Motion Rubric

Protein Synthesis Poster Rubric

DNA Prot Syn and Enzymes Review Answer Key

DNA & Prot Syn Reivew 2 Key

Internet Resources:

DNA Replication – Bozeman Science

  • 10:09 minute screencast on structure of DNA and steps for replication

DNA Replication – Wiley

  • step through animation with interactive sections from college textbook “Essential Biochemistry”

RNA’s Role in the Central Dogma

  • interactive image for types and roles of RNA from the University of Utah Health Sciences

The Cellular Factory – PBS

  • 3:48 minute NOVA video clip on transcription, translation, and the role of RNA

Transcription & Translation – Bozeman Science

  • 11:56 minute screencast on steps in protein synthesis

Transcribe and Translate a Gene

  • practice with transcription and translation from the University of Utah Health Sciences

What Makes a Firefly Glow?

  • A walk through protein synthesis from the University of Utah Health Sciences

Prions – On the Trail of Killer Proteins

  • What are killer proteins and how are they transmitted from the University of Utah Health Sciences

RNA VirtuaLab – PBS

  • The Eterna project is a multiplayer online game where players design RNA molecules.

Enzymes – Bozeman Science

  • 11:51 minute screencast on enzyme models and factors that affect functions