Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab


This fun, eye-catching lab helps introduce students in grades 4 – 10 to concepts like gel electrophoresis, electricity, and macromolecules. Includes enough materials for 10 student groups.


This fun and colorful lab introduces students to gel electrophoresis principles, including the basics of electricity and macromolecules. Teach students to predict how molecular size and electrical charge affect a molecule’s migration in a separation matrix. Appropriate for middle school and beginning high school students (grades 4-10).

Materials for 10 student groups includes:

Teaching Resources

Utilize these teachers guides and classroom handouts to get the most out of your Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab.

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