A short DNA extraction from wheat germ. This easy to follow lab, yes even for junior high students, only involves 8 simple steps.
This file contains a simple to follow procedure page and a lab worksheet. The procedure page is VERY student-friendly.
The lab worksheet will guide the students through the key steps of the lab and how they interact with the cell/DNA to allow the extraction of DNA.
For this lab, you will need the following materials:
-Raw wheat germ
-Meat tenderizer (with papain)
-Alcohol (70% isopropyl or 95 % ethyl alcohol for better results)