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Hands-on Activity

Blueprint For Life

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In this activity, students will explore DNA as a code for biological traits and extract samples of DNA from the interior of living cells.
Topic: 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 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.



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