Electrophoresis Analogy

Students participate in a simulation of electrophoresis separation of DNA fragments. They link arms to form DNA fragments with each student representing a nucleotide. As they move through an obstacle course they discover how fragments of DNA form bands in a DNA fingerprint. This is instructional activity five in a nine instructional activity unit on endangered plants.

9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
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