DNALC Strawberry DNA Extraction Kit
Beginning—Easy to perform; requires little or no prior knowledge.
- Transforms the abstract concept of DNA into something concrete
- Easy to use and safe enough for young students; interesting and informative enough for older students
- Comprehensive manual makes lesson planning easy
This kit meets many of the National Science Education Standards in life science. Students may never look at strawberries the same again! This exciting activity is ideal for introducing students to the fascinating world of DNA. Using a technique similar to the one used by scientists, students work in pairs to extract DNA from strawberry fruit and examine it. They also review plant cell structure, and learn cell wall and cell membrane composition. An easy, fun DNA extraction for all grade levels, the activity can be used for high school and college but also meets many of the National Science