Science & Nature

Science Basics - Life Science III (Live) - Protein Synthesis and Biotechnology

Your student will be introduced to protein synthesis, mutations, genetic disorders, and biotechnology, including CRISPR, in this four-week course.
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45 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

By the end of this course, your student will understand the importance of DNA, protein synthesis, mutations, and biotechnology. 

They will learn about how DNA is used to create RNA for protein synthesis; how codons are read to make proteins; the purpose of protein, how mutations can occur; genetic disorders caused by mutations; and how biotechnology and engineering work to help us solve medical issues caused by defects in our DNA.
In this course, your student will have 1-2 review activities each week, one project, and three short 10 question quiz to check their understanding. All work can be completed digitally or printed for convenience. 

Project #1 Genetic Disorders (Week 3)
All work can be completed digitally. 

If your student prefers doing the projects on paper, the following materials are suggested: paper and color pencils.
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There are three short 10 question quizzes after week 1, week 2, and week 4  to check the student understanding. There is also an optional vocabulary quiz at the end of the course. 
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.


Ashley McLaurin
Lives in the United States
Experienced Science Educator
447 total reviews
503 completed classes

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I am excited to share that this is my 11th year of teaching! I live in Indiana with my husband, son, and dog. I hold a bachelor's degree in biology, a Texas teaching certificate, and an... 
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