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Activity Description of "DNA Scavenger Hunt"

Title DNA Scavenger Hunt
Audience Biology and Life Science
Abstract The code shown is the DNA code; students change the code to the m-RNA codon and then look up each triplet codon to determine the letter the coden equals. The letters will form words, in this case, items to find in a scavenger hunt. The items must be listed in the order the code dictates.
Author Kathy Paris
Unifying Concept Systems, order and organization
Science and Technology
Science as Inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Molecular basis of heredity, Reproduction and heredity
Other Standards Science Teaching

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