DNA Extraction from Wheat Germ

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. (EDT)
Presenter: Michael Paul, DNA Learning Center

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DNA is a molecule inside the cells of ALL living things, including many we eat. In this session, participants will use a simple procedure to extract DNA from wheat germ. What does DNA look like? Is wheat DNA structurally different than human DNA? Join us to answer these questions, and more!

In this session, participants will:

  • Learn about the structure of DNA;
  • Explore some important chemical principles;

Audience: Grades 5-8
Duration: 45 minutes

  • March 24, 2020 3:00 p.m.(EDT)
  • Presenter: Michael Paul, Educator at CSHL DNA Learning Center
  • Watch on YouTube