DNA Gel Electrophoresis Lab

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Introduction

The students will perform a crime investigation lab using Biorad's Forensic DNA Fingerprinting kit # 166007EDU.

Lesson Time

three- four 57 minute class periods
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Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California Academic Content Standards (3)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (5)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to explain the protocol in DNA gel electrophoresis.
  • Students will be able to discuss the lab safety rules related to this lab.
  • Students will be able to show their knowledge of the lab safety rules as they perform the lab.
  • Students will be able to show their knowledge of the lab protocol as they perform the lab
  • Students will be able to figure out who did the crime at the end of the lab or explain why they were not able to identify the culprit.

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