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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners simulate the process of DNA fingerprinting by using electricity to separate colored dyes. Learners use simple materials to assemble a comb (electrophoresis chamber) to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    APSnet
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    In this biology activity, learners use plastic pipettes to cut wells into the solid gel layer of agar in petri dishes and place solutions of simulated antigen and antibody preparations into the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    The purpose of this lab activity is to demonstrate (through simulation) how DNA fingerprinting (or DNA profiling) might be used to solve a crime. Learners perform restriction digests on DNA samples...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    University of Utah
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    In this activity, learners follow step-by-step instructions to build a gel electrophoresis chamber using inexpensive materials from local hardware and electronic stores. Then, learners follow...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This experiment allows learners to experience a small scale "epidemic," demonstrating the ease with which disease organisms are spread, and enables learners to determine the originator of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - adult 4 to 24 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    This lesson is designed to serve as an introduction to the immune system. It can stand alone or it can lead into further studies of the immune system. The primary focus of this inquiry-based lesson...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - adult 2 to 4 hours