By extracting strawberry DNA students were able to see up close and personal deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) strands.

  • Students followed the scientific method and created hypothesis on what they thought would happen.
  • They created a detergent using isopropyl alcohol, dish soap, sodium chloride.
  • The students then used cheese cloth to separate
  • The detergent was added to the liquid solution.
  • Within seconds the students observed DNA strands starting to extract from the liquid molecules.