"DNA" Trailer

Students squish various kinds of fruit, then combine the pulp with chemicals and filter it to extract the DNA. This relates to DNA, cell structure, osmotic pressure, chemistry, and filtration. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “The Invisible Minion Heist,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Medium

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