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    This lab activity is about toxic substances like pesticides and their effects on biological systems. The activity starts with an introduction of how birds sequester calcium to make an egg. Learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    In this lab exercise, learners explore diffusion, cell membranes and particle size using beets and three alcohols. Generally, learners predict that smaller alcohols will permeate more quickly, and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners extract DNA from fruit to investigate how it looks and feels. The procedure is similar to what scientists have to do before they can use...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The purpose of this lab is to recognize that the answers to some of society's industrial challenges may lie right in our own backyards. Learners discover how to select protein-digesting...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can be extracted from a chunk of thymus (sweetbread) or liver. This experiment requires the use of a centrifuge (not included in cost...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from wheat germ using simple materials. Use this experiment to supplement any unit on genetics and to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    This laboratory exercise is designed to show learners how DNA can easily be extracted from lima bean bacteria. This experiment requires the use of a centrifuge (not included in cost of materials)....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes