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Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques: DNA Extraction and Polymerase Chain Reaction

Module Summary
This curriculum unit provides students the opportunity to practice more advanced skills in molecular biology including
DNA extraction and polymerase chain reaction (PCR). In order to conduct this lab, students should already have a
mastery of basic pipetting and gel electrophoresis techniques.

Grade Levels

Module Materials (view or download)
Paper PCR
DNA Extraction Virtual Lab
Gel Electrophoresis

Module Activity Overview Estimated Class Time
Paper PCR 1 (90 min) class
DNA Extraction Virtual Lab 1 (90 min) class
Gel Electrophoresis 1 (90 min) class

Last updated: 3/10/2015