How can we examine DNA?
The process for discovering biotechnology begins with a strong foundation of understanding DNA. DNA is found in all living things.
Length: 1 hour
Students will be able to:
- Extract DNA from common fruits / vegetables.
Next Generation Science Standards Addressed
Disciplinary Core Ideas:
- LS1.B Growth and Development of Organisms
- LS3.A Inheritance of Traits
- LS3.B Variation of Traits
Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
Complex and microscopic structures and systems can be visualized, modeled, and used to describe how their function depends on the relationships among its parts, therefore complex natural structures / systems can be analyzed to determine how they function.