"Today we are extracting Strawberry DNA!"
You will need: 1 Strawberry, 1 coffee filter, 10 mLs of DNA extraction, Popsicle stick, Ziplock bag, 1 plastic cup, and 15 mLs of ice cold rubbing alcohol.
First, take the stem off the strawberry and mash the strawberry in the Ziplock bag for 2 minuets. Then, add 10 mLs of DNA extraction and mash again for 1 minuet.
Pour the mashed strawberries and extraction into the filter and let it drip into the plastic cup for 10 minuets. Then, pour 15 mLs of alcohol into the plastic cup.
Then, gently swirl the cup once or twice and let the cup sit undisturbed for 2 minuets.
Using a Popsicle stick, within the top clear layers, gently stir and collect some DNA on the Popsicle stick and put it in a container.
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