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Genetic Engineering

Grades Completed: 6-8    

Camp #506: June 20-24, 1pm-4pm      

Location: Lincoln High School   

Discover how genetic engineering is a common and essential practice in biotechnology and how scientists are using genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In our classroom lab you will purify plasmids and inoculate bacterial cultures to create glowing bacteria (a GMO). You will also have an opportunity to bring the abstract concept of DNA into a concrete visual by isolating and storing your DNA in a unique necklace.   

Taught by Shelly Fargo, Lincoln High School International Baccalaureate Science Teacher 

Camp sponsored by Hugo A. and Thelma Aspegren Charitable Trust.

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