Blueprint For Life
In this activity, students will explore DNA as a code for biological traits and extract samples of DNA from the interior of living cells.
DNA as the blueprint for a living cell
Real World Science Topics:
- An exploration to discover how biological information is stored
- An exploration of DNA, the molecule used to store biological information
Students will learn that DNA encodes the information necessary for specifying biological traits.
Activity Difficulty Rating: 3
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