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ERIC Number: EJ871163
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1449-6313
Another Extraction! Try This One Instead of Dried Peas
Sultana, Khalida; van Rooy, Wilhelmina
Teaching Science, v55 n2 p51-52 Jun 2009
Extracting DNA from fruit and vegetables provides students with hands-on opportunities to engage with a visualisation of genetic material that can later be supported by ICT and practical model making. Here is a quick, cheap and easy way to extract DNA from strawberries that avoids the mess involved in other DNA extractions, such as from dried peas. (Contains 4 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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