DNA Bracelet Activity Guide

Activity guide about observable traits and alleles

Students use beads and pipe cleaners in this activity to compare similarities and differences in their outwardly observable genetic traits like attached/unattached earlobes, right or left handedness, eye color, etc. Students learn what DNA is and how it impacts the way we look. Activity uses simple household craft items and supplementary materials are included in the lesson plan. Activity is complemented by classroom discussion.

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DNA Bracelet Activity Guide