C UR DNA (See your DNA)

Have you ever wanted to see your own DNA?  It’s actually pretty easy.  Seriously.  You can do it right now with stuff you normally have at home.  Here’s a link for the instructions:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/extract-your-dna.html

 

This is fun to do with older kids.  You can explain how that gooey stuff contains all the information for making them how they are.  Or just enjoy seeing something that normally seems so unimaginably small.

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