Week 7: We made mRNA, tRNA, ribosomes and proteins.
Ribosomes are factories inside the cells in our bodies which produce proteins. mRNA and tRNA are the instructions which tell the factories how each protein is made. We built a model of these factories along with the instructions by following the information in chapter 1 in The Way We Work by David Macaulay. Please note this is not an activity book, but a book which explains cells well. I developed this activity to compliment the book.
The mRNA is fed into the bottom of the ribosome.
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