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Who's The Daddy? DNA Profiling - Super Value Kit
FB1758
Discover the power of DNA profiling (fingerprinting) using this creative simulation. No expensive equipment or chemicals needed! This activity only requires paper and scissors. Students solve a paternity case as they re-create each step of the DNA fi...
 
DNA Fingerprinting - Electrophoresis at Work - Super Value Kit
AB1370
An introductory activity for students about to begin the study of biotechnology and electrophoresis. Students become medical forensic investigators as they read a case in which a woman has been attacked or a case where an elderly man has been murdere...
 
DNA and Electrophoresis Simulation Kit
FB1228
A fun kinesthetic way to teach DNA structure and restriction enzymes. Every student in your class becomes a coded nucleotide and together the entire class will form a giant DNA molecule. Students will personally experience the antiparallel and coding...
 
Gel Electrophoresis Simulation
FB1434
This pop bead simulation will help students visualize how the separation of molecular fragments occurs during gel electrophoresis. This involving set of materials is a great precursor to actual electrophoresis work. Students build models of DNA fragm...
 
A Case of Abduction - DNA Identity Testing Simulation
FB0506
A reality-based exploration into identity testing using mitochondrial DNA analysis. Your students play the role of investigators in an abduction case. The fascinating and highly educational simulation combines elements of history, human rights, famil...
 
A Murder Mystery - DNA Fingerprinting - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB1566
A murder has occurred and DNA samples from various suspects have been collected. Challenge your class to solve the mystery using simulated DNA fingerprinting techniques.With this completely reusable kit, students match “pop bead” DNA fingerprints of ...
 
Plasmid Simulation Kit
FB1635
“Genetic engineering” is a 20th century reality but is still quite controversial. Making recombinant DNA molecules is at the heart of the “engineering.” Students will simulate an important part of the engineering process as they manipulate simulated ...
 
Recombinant DNA—Student Laboratory Kit
FB1921
Bring microscopic genetic techniques to life size by building a recombinant DNA plasmid! Simulate the roles of restriction enzymes and DNA ligase in the formation of recombinant DNA. Students will construct plasmid DNA using chenille wire and four di...
 
PCR Simulation Kit
FB1749
What is PCR? What is its purpose? With this great introductory activity, students will gain an in-depth understanding of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) by performing this exciting hands-on activity. A simulated DNA molecule will be physically du...
 
A Process to Dye for: Gel Electrophoresis - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1736
Introduce your students to the basic principles and operation of gel electrophoresis with this quick and easy experiment using colorful dyes. Students learn how biological molecules are separated during electrophoresis by comparing the charge, size a...
 
A Process to Dye for: Gel Electrophoresis - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2062
Introduce your students to the basic principles and operation of gel electrophoresis with this quick and easy experiment using colorful dyes. Students learn how biological molecules are separated during electrophoresis by comparing the charge, size a...
 
Dyeing for Forensics - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2023
Hidden treasure is found in an old mansion and students are challenged to find the rightful owner. Along with the treasure are some personal mementos that will help solve the mystery. Six simulated DNA samples are analyzed using gel electrophoresis t...
 
Why Do People Look Different? Student Laboratory Kit
FB1817
Simultaneously teach the exciting topics of electrophoresis and DNA fingerprinting. Students determine what members of a family-a father, mother, and three children-look like by running simulated DNA samples in agarose gel. Traits investigated includ...
 
Why Do People Look Different? Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2056
Simultaneously teach the exciting topics of electrophoresis and DNA fingerprinting. Students determine what members of a family-a father, mother, and three children-look like by running simulated DNA samples in agarose gel. Traits investigated includ...
 
Biotechnology for Young Scientists -
Student Laboratory Kit
FB1806
Students will be amazed as they extract and isolate DNA from fruit! The “spooled” DNA obtained in this manner is identified using electrophoresis, the most common technique in biotechnology. Visible bands appear as the DNA fragments run through the “...
 
Biotechnology for Young Scientists - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2053
Students will be amazed as they extract and isolate DNA from fruit! The “spooled” DNA obtained in this manner is identified using electrophoresis, the most common technique in biotechnology. Visible bands appear as the DNA fragments run through the “...
 
DNA Forensics - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1798
Students become forensic scientists and use biotechnology to solve a crime by analyzing DNA samples collected at the "crime scene." The DNA samples are run using a gel electrophoresis and distinct bands separate, clearly leading to the guil...
 
DNA Forensics - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2054
Students become forensic scientists and use biotechnology to solve a crime by analyzing DNA samples collected at the "crime scene." The DNA samples are run using a gel electrophoresis and distinct bands separate, clearly leading to the guil...
 
DNA Fingerprinting 1
FB0307
DNA fingerprinting has received a lot of attention as a forensic investigative tool. Already a deciding factor in numerous criminal cases, this technique can be effectively demonstrated in the classroom. This laboratory will illustrate the basic prin...
 
DNA Paternity Testing - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1799
Paternity testing—real "buzz" words in the world today. Now students will perform a paternity test using enzyme-restricted DNA to determine the descendent of one of the greatest thinkers of the Renaissance. The DNA is ready to load into stu...
 
The Genetics of Cancer - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1800
"You have cancer" has been the most feared phrases for 40 years. "You carry the gene for cancer" has become a very real fear for the last 20 years. In this laboratory kit students use biotechnology to determine who carries the BRC...
 
Roles of Restriction Enzymes - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1960
Get a peek at restriction enzymes in action! Restriction enzymes recognize and cut DNA at specific sequences. First, students simultaneously run two identical DNA samples, one cut with EcoRI and the other cut with HindIII, using gel electrophoresis. ...
 
Cholesterol Diagnostics
FB1720
Coronary heart disease and stroke are the first and third leading causes of death in the U.S. Elevated blood cholesterol has been established as a serious risk factor for both of these conditions. A disease known as familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)...
 
Pipetting Practice Kit
FB1649
Students often have a very difficult time loading samples into agarose gel wells. Improperly loading will adversely affect the experiment. It is strongly recommended that students practice pipetting techniques before experimenting with real, very exp...
 
Electrophoresis Buffer Demo Kit
FB1581
Dramatically demonstrate the chemical activity at the anode and cathode of your electrophoresis apparatus. The color changes at the two ends of the electrophoresis tank will be very striking when no buffer is used. When you add buffer solution during...
 
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