• To extract DNA and observe its characteristics
Time Allocation: 1 hour, with overnight incubation/cooling the night before
Note: Place the 91% isopropyl alcohol in the freezer the night before beginning the exercise.
Note: If the mortar and pestle method is chosen, soak the split peas in distilled water the night before beginning the exercise.
|Materials |Label or Box/Bag |Qty |Item Description |
|Student provides | |1 |Alcohol, Isopropyl 91% - 30 mL |
| | |1 |Blender (optional) |
| | |1 |Distilled Water |
| | |3 |Drinking glasses, small |
| | |1 |Measuring cup, 1 cup |
| | |1 |Paper towels |
| | |1 |Freezer & refrigerator or ice-bath |
| | |1 |Spoon |
|LabPaq provides | |1 |Cheesecloth 5”x10" |
| | |1 |Detergent, Liquid, 15 mL in a dropper