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What is DNA fingerprinting? Students will learn how gel electrophoresis works and how  it is used in fields like forensics to study DNA of various individuals. They will conduct an experiment to find out if different food dyes use the same colors.



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Gel Electrophoresis Materials Checklist (Please Review)

Gel Electrophoresis

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Gel Electrophoresis Reading

Gel Electrophoresis Activity Sheet


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A presentation to go along with the gel electrophoresis activity is located here:

Gel Electrophoresis Presentation


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