Strawberry DNA Extraction

Get Close Up with DNA

Students love this hands on project that takes simple supplies, and a favourite fruit, strawberries, and teaches them how to do a DNA extraction so they can see and touch DNA!

A simple and fascinating kitchen science experiment for kids. Learn about the building blocks of life... DNA!

All you need is: Strawberries Sandwich Bag Cup Dishsoap Salt Alcohol Filter Cups Optional: Microscope Slide Making Supplies Magnifying Glass

Simple Science Big Learning! 


Science Biology


Microscope and Slides


15 minutes


Grade 5 and Up