DNA Extraction Lab, Small Group Learning Kit, Materials for 5 Groups (AC3002)

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In this lab you will learn the history of the discovery of DNA and DNA structure. Understand the nature of genetic inheritance and the role of DNA and proteins in genetic expression while using biological detergents, enzymes, and ethanol to isolate DNA from plant material. You need to supply the plant material.

Kit contains enough materials for 5 groups. Teacher’s Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.


  • 250mL 7.5% SDS/1.5% NaCl
  • 20mL Ethanol, 95%
  • 1 Pepsin (to make 25ml 0.5% solution)
  • 10 Zipper Bags
  • 5 Filters
  • 5 Plastic Tubes
  • 10 Graduated Pipettes
  • 5 Stirrers

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*

Disciplinary Core Ideas: LS1.A; LS3.A; LS3.B
Performance Expectations: HS-LS1-1; HS-LS3-1; HS-LS3-2; HS-LS3-3
Cross Cutting Concepts: Structure and Function; Cause and Effect; Scale, Proportion and Quantity; Science is a Human Endeavor
Engineering Practices: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions; Asking Questions and Defining Problems; Analyzing and Interpreting Data; Engaging in Argument from Evidence

DOT Info:
Small quantity exemption 173.4
THIS PACKAGE CONFORMS TO 49 CFR 173.4 for domestic highway or rail transport only.

 WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Methanol/Methyl isobutyl ketone, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. For more information go to http://www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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