Blood and Guts – Making DNA

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We made DNA out of marshmallows, Twizzlers, and toothpicks today!  The instructions for this super-easy project can be found here.

Each student got 2 Twizzlers, 9 each of marshmallows: green, orange, yellow, and pink, and 12 toothpicks

Each student got 2 Twizzlers, 9 each of marshmallows: green, orange, yellow, and pink, and 12 toothpicks

 

After leading them through the gene sequences, they produced some fine-looking DNA!

Here’s what one looks like before it’s twisted as a double-helix:

Schooled in Love:  Edible DNA

Schooled in Love: Edible DNA

 

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