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    University of Texas Health Science Center
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to match craft sticks that represent chromosomes. Learners must define critical attributes of their chromosomes as they look for matching chromosomes. When...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore the "nuts and bolts" of gene chips. Learners construct a simple model of a DNA microarray (also known as gene chips) and learn how microarrays can be...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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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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    BioEd
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    In this genetics activity, learners create imaginary creatures known as "Reebops" to explore the relationships between genes and inherited traits. Using Reebops as a model, learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this activity, learners make their own edible DNA double helix out of candy and find out about the shape of DNA. This activity is a fun and tasty way to learn about the basics of DNA structure...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    This activity models the mass coral spawning event that takes place at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary every August. The result is like a snow globe in which the “snow” floats up...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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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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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners make a 3-D model of DNA using paper and toothpicks. While constructing this model, learners will explore the composition and structure of DNA. The activity also gives...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes