Protein Synthesis Lesson for Kids


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Protein synthesis is a fancy term that means _____.

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1. The messenger that carries the genetic information from the nucleus to the ribosome is called _____.

2. Transcription is the first step of protein synthesis. It takes place in the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, see how much you know about protein synthesis. Transcription and RNA are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help check your understanding of:

  • Where translation takes place in
  • Transcription
  • The building blocks of proteins
  • What protein synthesis means

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important details from the lesson on protein synthesis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different steps of protein synthesis
  • Information recall - remember information you gained about the location that translation takes place at

Additional Learning

Learn more with the lesson called Protein Synthesis Lesson for Kids. Use this lesson to:

  • Determine what protein synthesis is
  • Figure out the steps that go into protein synthesis
  • See what the differences are between translation and transcription