This 2 worksheet set includes two activities worksheets and answer keys. In the protein synthesis activities students learn how to transcribe and translate a segment of DNA to create messenger RNA, transfer RNA, and proteins while decoding messages. In the mutations activity students learn what a mutation is, and about substitution, insertion, and deletion mutations. Notes, explanations, definitions, follow-up questions, and a diagram are included on the worksheets. Students can work alone or in pairs/small groups to complete the activities and follow-up questions. Check out the preview file to see everything that is included on both activity worksheets.