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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners construct a cereal chain as a model of how proteins are made in the cell. Learners build their chain off of an initial template which represents a single copy of DNA and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Learners construct an RNA Decoder Ring then use it to translate an RNA sequence into its corresponding amino acid sequence. This resource includes four different translating activities. In one...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners cook amino acids and sugar to explore the range of aromas released. When amino acids and sugars are heated, learners will observe a phenomenon known as the Maillard...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, "write" a secret message in genetic code as beads on a string. Learners use an amino acid codon table to determine the DNA sequences that correspond to the one-letter...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes