Genes Are Usby: Alexandra Keller, David Smith, Brenda Harrop, Louis Lamit, Melanie Schroer, Adam Wymore, and Catherine Ueckert

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The authors review DNA fingerprinting and describe two standards-based lessons they have used in middle school science classes to provide a hands-on approach to learning the basic idea of how restriction enzymes work, the fundamentals of gel electrophoresis, and the resulting DNA fingerprint.

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