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  • In this activity, students extract and observe DNA from a tomato.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • extract and observe DNA from a tomato
    • explain that DNA is common to all plants and animals
    • explain that DNA holds genetic information for plants and animals.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • student instructions.
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