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Subject: Science (9 - 12)
Title: DNA Mutations
Description: This is a technology based, hands-on Biology lesson on the types of mutations that can occur during DNA replication. Students will complete a virtual lab on DNA Mutations. Mutations involve a physical change to genetic material that results in the abnormal encoding of protein sequences. The students will complete mRNA and protein sequences based on the information provided. The students will identify the number of amino acids changed and how they think this mutation will impact the organism. This lesson plan results from a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA.