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Exploring Electrophoresis and Forensics Classroom Kit

Item # 211014 With Digital This kit includes 1-year access to digital resources including videos, digital teacher’s manuals, printable student guides, interactive lessons, editable assessment questions, and more.

This technically simple experiment simulates the use of DNA in forensic investigations. Students cast agarose gels, load predigested DNA, and perform electrophoresis. They use the banding patterns of the DNA in the gel to compare the DNA fingerprints of 2 suspects with evidence and victim DNA. The Classroom Kit contains instructions, 5 sets of apparatus, a How-To DVD, and sufficient supplies for 10 experiments.

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$343.00

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Intermediate - Easy to perform; requires some background knowledge.

This technically simple experiment simulates the use of DNA in forensic investigations. Students cast agarose gels, load predigested DNA, and perform electrophoresis. They use the banding patterns of the DNA in the gel to compare the DNA fingerprints of 2 suspects with evidence and victim DNA. The Classroom Kit contains instructions, 5 sets of apparatus, a How-To DVD, and sufficient supplies for 10 experiments.

FREE 1-year access to digital resources that support NGSS instruction included.

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Components Qty Included?
Pipetting Devices 5 Included
Electrophoresis-Chamber 5 Included
4-Well Comb 5 Included
Pairs of Leads 5 Included
Carbon-Fiber Sheets (11 x 10 cm) 3 Included
1.2 g Agarose Included
75 mL 20x TBE 1 Included
50 mL CarolinaBLU® Stain (concentrate) 1 Included
Suspect 1 DNA (20-µL tubes) 10 Included
Suspect 2 DNA (20-µL tubes) 10 Included
Victim DNA (20-µL tubes) 10 Included
Evidence DNA ((20-µL tubes) 10 Included
"How-To" DVD 1 Included
Tips 30 Included
Document Camera or Overhead Projector Needed, Not Included
Teacher Instructions 1 Included
Student Instructions 5 Included