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Amino Acids Game


Amino Acids Game

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This site provides a fun game that allows students to learn the correct molecular structures of the 20 amino acids. During the game, an amino acid will be indicated in the box located at the bottom right of the screen. Using the left and right arrow keys, students will be able to navigate the spaceship to locate and destroy the amino acid displayed in the box. Students can destroy the amino acid asteriod by pressing the spacebar. Students will earn 2 points for the correct hit and 1 point will... More
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 16, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 29, 2013
Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: tryptophan, arginine, methionine, biochemistry, alanine, lysine, leucine, serine, cysteine, glutamine, glutamate, tyrosine, amino acid, asparagine, proline, aspartate, valine, phenylalanine, threonine, histidine, isoleucine


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: unsure
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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