Learn how to extract some DNA from fruit and vegetables in your kitchen!
Activities you can try at home!
Every living thing, from humans and animals to plants and bacteria, has DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid). It’s the material that provides the instructions for that living thing to develop and live.
Everyone’s DNA is different (except identical twins) and is stored inside cells. In order to study it, scientists have to extract it from the nucleus (the command centre) of the cell. Learn how to extract some DNA from fruit and vegetables in your kitchen!