Protein Synthesis

Can your class visualize how proteins synthesize? Take a tour of the all-important process of protein synthesis to discover why our bodies depend on it. A video from an animated biology playlist covers transcription and translation, as well as the significance of the proteins made.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Get hands-on with protein synthesis using a challenging interactive
  • Hand out a graphic organizer so pupils can keep track of the steps of protein synthesis as they watch the video

Classroom Considerations

  • Viewers need a good understanding of DNA base pairing to move forward into protein synthesis
Pros

  • The video presents the content clearly and in an organized fashion
  • Narrator offers additional resources throughout the presentation to help expand on the process of protein synthesis
Cons

  • None
Common Core