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DNALC Live: Kitchen Science: Bubbling Liver


Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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Date: 5/26/2020
Time: 3:00 PM
Duration: 31 minutes
Presenter(s): Mike Paul, DNA Learning Center
Audience: Grades 4-9

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Activity description:

The liver is an organ that detoxifies chemicals. All vertebrate organisms have livers! However, many of us do not know how the liver handles these molecules. Join DNALC instructor Mike Paul to find out how the liver breaks hydrogen peroxide into chemicals that are not harmful to living things.

In this DNALC Live session, you will:
• Learn about what enzymes are and how they are made
• Explore some basic chemistry
• Measure the effects of a chemical reaction

Carolina Biological has a kit that allows you to do this lab at home! This kit can be purchased from