DNA Translation and Transcription

Topic
Unity and Diversity
Benchmark SC.BS.5.3
Explain the structural properties of DNA and the role of DNA in heredity and protein synthesis
Sample Performance Assessment (SPA)
The student: Diagrams and explains the role of DNA in heredity and protein synthesis (e.g., DNA replication, translation, transcription, mRNA, codons).
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Explain how changes in the structure of DNA can lead to changes in proteins and inherited traits
Explain the structural properties of DNA and the role of DNA in protein synthesis and heredity
Describe the structural properties of DNA and the role of DNA in heredity
Recall the structural properties of DNA and that DNA is involved in heredity