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Strawberry DNA Extraction


Jun 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: 4-5 to 15-18

Free with museum admission

In this interactive workshop with Genspace, use household materials and “kitchen science” to extract DNA from strawberries, explore the microscopic world, and engage with a biodesign touch table. Also visit interactive exhibition Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial for more biodesign fun.

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