Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

$59.00

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.

Description

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 Included in Each MiniLab:

Each MiniLab contains enough materials for 10 workstations, 2 – 3 students per workstation.

Materials include:

  • Ten 1% agarose gel cups
  • Nine color dye samples
  • One bottle of 100 mL Tris-Borate-EDTA (TBE) buffer concentrate
  • One bag of 0.65 mL microcentrifuge tubes
  • One bag of 1 – 200 µL micropipette tips
  • Teacher guide and student worksheets

Teaching Resources

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

*Teachers, please contact us for password to access this file.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 4.5 x 9 x 4.5 in
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