DNA Extraction from Fruit

Lab Experience/Field Trip

Course Description

In this lab experience field trip from Biotility, students will extract DNA from fruit, such as strawberries, using common household materials and supplies, such as salt and rubbing alcohol.

Learning Objectives
  • observing DNA in the foods we eat
  • learning simple methods to isolate DNA (and why each step is necessary)
  • understanding why it is important for scientists to extract DNA from organisms

Course Information

Price $8.00/student
Skill Level Basic
Age Range 8-14
Duration 3 hours
Min # Students 8
Max # Students 32



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