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DNA Fruit Cocktail

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Students will gain an insight into Biomedical Sciences and get the opportunity to look closely at the properties and functions of DNA. They will conduct a DNA extraction from a cocktail of different fruits.

Type of activity:



60 minutes

Key outcomes

  • Teamwork
  • Subject specific knowledge
  • HE awareness
Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Events in School
  • Resources
  • Y 11
  • Teachers
  • Y 9
  • Y 7
  • Y 8
  • Parents and Carers
  • KS 3