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Is That DNA in My Food?Add to list Details
In this activity, learners extract DNA from wheat germ. Use this activity to introduce learners to DNA, biotechnology and genetic engineering.
Effect of Environment on Plant GrowthAdd to list Details
The purpose of this plant biotechnology activity is to demonstrate the effect of changes in the environment on the growth and fertility of landscape grasses and crop grasses such as wheat and rice.
Plant Tissue Culture: Classroom Activities in Plant BiotechnologyAdd to list Details
In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners use the tissue culture process to rapidly produce clones (genetic copies) of a particular plant (cauliflower, rose cuttings, African violet le
In this activity, learners simulate the process of DNA fingerprinting by using electricity to separate colored dyes.
Not Just A Bag Of BeansAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners count and measure kidney beans to explore natural selection and variation. Learners measure the length of 50-100 beans.
Gel Electrophoresis of DyesAdd to list Details
In this experiment related to plant biotechnology, learners discover how to prepare and load an electrophoresis gel.
Restriction Enzyme Digestion: How does it work? Why is it useful?Add to list Details
In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners use restriction enzymes to cut up DNA from a virus called Bacteriophage λ, a process known as restriction digestion.
The Ladder of LifeAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners identify the DNA base bars guanine, cytosine, thymine and adenine. Learners create a DNA model using colored paper clips to resemble these base pairs.
Biotechnology Through TimeAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners investigate the history and development of agricultural biotechnology.
Biotech in a BagAdd to list Details
In a series of three experiments, learners explore the basics of biotechnology using self-locking plastic baggies. Each experiment demonstrates a phenomenon or principle of biotechnology.