Friday, January 15, 2010

DNA experiment

Exploratopia: We Know Who You Are (pg. 99)

Kitchen Scientists

Everybody gets a piece of the action: Adding isopropyl alcohol

Mixing water and dishsoap
Now for the secret ingredient. Sparkle isn't excited, but ultimately consents to donate a few loose cheek cells to science.

We had to run this one twice and still didn't get stellar results, but we understand how tiny DNA is, that everyone's is different (except identical twins) and we've started a collection of glass jars for future experiments.

No comments: