DNA and Protein Synthesis Resources

    DNA History, Structure and Replication
    The Race for DNA - Rare documents that detail the pursuit to discover the structure of DNA
    DNA - Secret of Photo 51 (NOVA) (documentary about one of science's most important discoveries and the the injustice - 55 min)
    DNA from the Beginning - animated primer of 75 experiments that made modern genetics
    DNAInteractive - great site with lesson about the structure and function of DNA


    RNA and Protein Synthesis

    Three animations here (1. how Protein synthesis differs from Prokaryotes to Eukaryotes, 2. A good Translation animation, 3. Good Editing Animation)

    Transcription Animation (no editing shown)

    Translation animation

    Step by step Animation

    Step by step Through Protein Synthesis

    Good Activity to see how the code works

    Good Interactive Animation