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Description:

In this lab activity, learners get to see and touch the genetic material they extract from the cells of a kiwi fruit - no high tech equipment required! After extraction and precipitation, learners will be able to collect the DNA with a wire hook. A facilitator's guide is included for helping educators run the activity, and background information is provided about what's going on, discussion questions, and ideas for inquiry. Biochemistry has never been so accessible - and fun!

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL,Chemistry of Life,Biological science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Mathematics,genetics,extraction,DNA Structure and Function,Life Science,General science,kiwi,Higher Education,DNA,Health/Medicine,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926130836266T,Conducting Investigations,Chemistry,precipitation,chemistry,High School,Physical science,Education,Geoscience,Asking Questions

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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