Students will be given codon sequences that they will translate into amino acids. Once all amino acid sequences are completed they will spell out prizes that students can choose from that are hidden in coffee cups representing how a DNA barcode can help scientist differentiate species even if the organisms look the same.
1. Describe the DNA replication cycle
2. Translate codons into amino acids
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DNA replication, amino acids, codon table
Last updated: 5/21/2015