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DNALC Live: DNA Extraction from Wheat Germ


Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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DNA is a molecule inside the cells of ALL living things, including many we eat. In this session, participants will use a simple procedure to extract DNA from wheat germ. What does DNA look like? Is wheat DNA structurally different than human DNA? Join us to answer these questions, and more!

In this session, participants will:

  • Learn about the structure of DNA;
  • Explore some important chemical principles;
  • Explore some important chemical principles;

Audience: Grades 5-8
Duration: 45 minutes