Strawberry DNA Extraction
Simple Science Big Learning!
Microscope and Slides
Grade 5 and Up
A simple and fascinating kitchen science experiment for kids. Learn about the building blocks of life... DNA!
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!
All you need is: Strawberries Sandwich Bag Cup Dishsoap Salt Alcohol Filter Cups Optional: Microscope Slide Making Supplies Magnifying Glass