Learn about DNA and extract DNA from plant material with this fascinating hands-on kit! Students will learn the history of DNA discovery and study DNA structure. They will also understand the nature of genetic inheritance and the role of DNA and proteins in genetic expression while using biological detergents, enzymes, and ethanol to isolate DNA from plant material.
This classroom DNA Extraction Kit contains enough materials for 15 groups of students. A teacher's manual and reproducible student study guide are included. Ages 12 and up
You supply a fruit or vegetable, some common lab equipment, and safety gear, like goggles and gloves. We recommend our Chemistry Equipment Kit for a one-box kit with the most commonly used lab items.
Shipping Note: This item contains regulated chemicals and only ships Economy or Ground to a street address in the 50 US states.
DNA Extraction Kit Contents:
2 7.5% SDS/1.5% NaCl, 250 ml
1 Pepsin (to make 25 ml 0.5% solution)
2 95% ethanol, 25 ml
20 Zipper bags
15 Plastic tubes
30 Graduated pipettes
Teacher's manual and reproducible student study guide