Ribosomes Lesson for Kids: Definition & Function


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A ribosome is a type of _____.

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1. Where are ribosomes found?

2. Another term for protein making is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There sure is a lot of information you need to know if you are explaining how cells make protein! This quiz and worksheet will test your ability to recognize certain words that are used when describing this process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To do well on this quiz, you must be able to:

  • Tell what a ribosome is and where they are found
  • Describe another term you can use for 'protein making'
  • Identify what the second part of protein making is called
  • Understand what carries information to the ribosome

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply concepts to look at information about protein making in a different light
  • Making connections - understand how genetic information reaches the ribosome
  • Information recall - recall where ribosomes are found
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the steps of protein making to correctly answer a question about this topic

Additional Learning

If you need more information, you can use Ribosomes Lessons for Kids: Definition & Function, which explains:

  • What ribosomes are and where you would find them
  • The role ribosomes play in the making of protein
  • The two parts of protein making and what happens in each of these parts