Students will go through transcription and translation to determine the phenotype of a turkey. Then they will compare an original turkey with a mutated one to see how different mutations can affect an organism's phenotype.
Key terms: DNA, mRNA, Amino Acid, Protein Synthesis, Transcription, Translation, Start
Codon, Gene Expression, Genotype, Phenotype, Mutation, Silent Mutation, Frameshift
Mutation, Substitution, Insertion, Deletion