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    In this hands-on activity, learners track and record the passage of colored "pompom traits" through three generations of gingerbread people. In doing so, learners discover that traits are...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to track and record the passage of colored pom poms (representing genes) through generations of a family using a pedigree. Learners discover that common...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this kinesthetic activity, learners move pom-pom "ions" across a membrane to simulate how an action potential is propagated along an axon. Conducted as a group activity, this color...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use edible models of the DNA molecule to transcribe an mRNA sequence, and then translate it into a protein. This activity requires learners to have already constructed...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners mark their traits for tongue rolling, PTC tasting (a harmless, bitter chemical), and earlobe attachment on tree leaf cut-outs. They then place their leaves on a large tree with branches,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build edible models of DNA, while learning basic DNA structure and the rules of base pairing. Learners construct the models out of licorice and colored marshmallows and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This is an educator-led demonstration of microarray technology using a model created from a pizza box and ping-pong balls. This “macroarray” model demonstrates how single-stranded DNA segments...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes