Concept of radiometric dating
They then withdraw four more and revise their scenario to account for the new information.
After one more round of withdrawing two more checks, they aren’t allowed to see any more checks.
That way students will have to consult the dictionary of the genetic code, which will reinforce that the code is read from the m RNA, not the anticodon.
We used these mock emails in our labs last week, and they worked great; if you would like me to email you a copy, please write a comment in this blog post.
In the meantime, kudos to all who developed, modified, and shared this activity.
But I wanted to try something new at last week’s Action Center.
I have a small grant that allows me to buy snacks for my Action Center, and a student suggested finding candies that could be combined with “protein synthesis” practice.
The website where I found this activity has a huge number of ideas for expanding on these and many others when teaching about the nature of science; I recommend it.