DNALC Activity Matrix

Use the table below as a guide for selecting field trip activities for your group.

Activity Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Baggie Cell Model 5 6            
Diversity of Life
(not available at DNALC NYC, Brooklyn)
5 6            
DNA Models 5 6            
Mutant Organisms
(not available at DNALC NYC, Brooklyn)
5 6            
Mendelian Inheritance 5 6            
DNA Extraction from Wheat Germ 5 6 7 8        
Pollen Tells a Story 5 6 7 8        
Mystery of Anastasia (computer) 5 6 7 8        
Molecular Models and Bubbling Liver   6 7          
Enzymatic Food Production   6 7          
Better Milk for Cats   6 7          
Bacteria and Antibiotics   6 7          
Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria   6 7          
Viral Infection   6 7          
Glowing Genes   6 7 8        
Protein Purification       8        
Gene Therapy       8        
Our Human Inheritance, featuring Ötzi
(Museum, CSH location only)
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Human Family Tree
(Museum, CSH location only)
  6 7 8 9 10 11 12
DNA Fingerprint 8 9      
DNA Restriction Analysis       8 9 10 11 12
Bacterial Transformation       8 9 10 11 12
Forensic DNA Profiling
          10 11 12
Human DNA Fingerprinting
using Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
          10 11 12
Human Mitochondrial Sequencing           10 11 12
GMO: Detecting
Genetically Modified Foods
            11 12
PTC: Using a SNP to Predict
Bitter Tasting Ability
            11 12
Barcoding: Using DNA Barcodes to
Identify and Classify Living Things
            11 12
Extended Human DNA Fingerprinting:
Using an Alu Insertion Polymorphism
to Study Human Populations
            11 12