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  • Article: Seeing DNA
  • Author(s): Melissa Wilson Sayres
  • Publisher: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: April 19, 2016
  • Date accessed: April 26, 2017
  • Link: http://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/banana-dna
APA Style
Melissa Wilson Sayres. (2016, April 19). Seeing DNA. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved April 26, 2017 from http://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/banana-dna
American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/
Chicago Manual of Style
Melissa Wilson Sayres. "Seeing DNA." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 19 April 2016. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/banana-dna.
MLA 2009 Style
Melissa Wilson Sayres. "Seeing DNA." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 19 Apr 2016. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 26 Apr 2017. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/banana-dna
Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
Bananas and strawberry

DNA is in every living thing (and it's only in living things).

To extract DNA for this activity, it is best to use mushy fruit. Bananas and strawberries are great choices.

 

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Learn more about Melissa Wilson Sayres' work with Monster DNA.

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Bananas and strawberry

DNA is in every living thing (and it's only in living things).

To extract DNA for this activity, it is best to use mushy fruit. Bananas and strawberries are great choices.

 

Download the -
Banana DNA activity (PDF)

 

Learn more about Melissa Wilson Sayres' work with Monster DNA.

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.