HKDSE-aligned MiniOne MiniLabs**
MiniOne Systems’ MiniLabs are a series of hands-on labs ranging from basic biotech skills (for junior levels) to challenging advanced and college-level investigations (for senior levels). Utilizing real-world applications like forensics, DNA fingerprinting, and human genetics, and epidemiology, they can be used as a complete curriculum or throughout the year to enhance your lessons.
MiniLabs add an inquiry-based and visually engaging connection to modern biotechnology.
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Electrophoresis Lab Kits
Hunting the Inheritance of Huntington’s Disease MiniLab
Students construct a pedigree and determine the probability of fraternal twins inheriting Huntington’s disease using Mendelian genetics, and confirm using gel electrophoresis.
Restriction Digest MiniLab
Use electrophoresis to separate DNA samples pre-digested with restriction enzymes and determine the sizes of the resulting DNA fragments.
Electrophoresis 101 MiniLab
Teach the fundamentals of DNA separation with this practical and accessible MiniLab.
DNA Fingerprinting MiniLab
Which whale is Luna’s father? DNA fingerprinting tells the tale.
Foodborne Outbreak Investigation MiniLab
An inquiry-based lab incorporating hypothesis testing, experimental design, and data analysis. This AP Biology level lab is designed to be equivalent to a college level lab.
CSI Forensics MiniLab
Develop an understanding of forensic science and gel electrophoresis while investigating the mystery of who killed Dr. Ward.
NGSS-Aligned Color Dyes and Gel Electrophoresis MiniLab
Introduce middle-school students to separation science with this comprehensive, 5E inquiry, NGSS-aligned Color Dye and Gel Electrophoresis MiniLab.
Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab
Introduce students to the basics of electricity and macromolecules with this fun, colorful electrophoresis lab.