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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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    Directed by instructional cards, learners kinesthetically model cell communication by acting as components in a cell signaling pathway. Learners discover that cell communication is a multi-step...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct a 3-D paper model depicting how histone, acetyl and methyl molecules control access to DNA and affect gene DNA expression. This resource guide includes optional...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners cut, fold, and paste paper representing biomolecules to create a three-dimensional cell membrane with embedded proteins. Learners discuss where these proteins are located...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 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
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    This activity demonstrates the specificity of viral vectors for target cells in gene therapy delivery methods using two approaches: 1) STYROFOAM® models demonstrate viral ligand binding to receptor...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes