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Strawberry DNA extraction
Students study the basic function of DNA and then extract it from strawberries. In this DNA extraction lesson students examine DNA and see why the extraction of it is so important to scientists.
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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
DNA Structure, Nucleic Acids, and Proteins
What is in that double helix? Explain intricate concepts with a variety of creative activities in a instructional activity that incorporates multiple steps to cover DNA structure, nucleic acids, and proteins. Pupils explore the history...
9th - 12th Science
Understanding Genetics: Punnett Squares
Can scientists really predict genetic outcomes or are they simply making a lucky guess? Scholars first learn about Gregor Mendel and how to make Punnett squares. Then they extract DNA from a strawberry in a lab with included conclusion...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed