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Multimedia Zoom Into a Human Hand

This downloadable and online interactive allows learners to travel from the familiar scale of their hand down to DNA deep within a cell.
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DNA Nanotechnology

In this activity, learners extract a sample of DNA from split peas and put it in an Eppendorf tube to take home.
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Biobarcodes: Antibodies and nanosensors

In this activity, learns explore antibodies and a nanomedical technology called Biobarcodes by assembling a jigsaw puzzle model.
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Building with Biology - recommended videos

Educational videos introducing the topic of synthetic biology, CRISPR, and gene editing.
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Editing Our Evolution: Rewriting the Human Genome forum

Building with Biology public forum where participants discuss the future of human genome editing and its societal implications.
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Should We Edit the Genome? forum

Building with Biology public forum where participants discuss CRISPR technology used to precisely edit DNA, and if we should.
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"Should We Engineer the Mosquito?" Forum

Building with Biology public forum where participants discuss whether the mosquito should be genetically engineered.
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Building with Biology: Introduction to Synthetic Biology and Society Video

This 7 minute video is designed to help create conversations in museums among scientists and public audiences about the emerging field of synthetic biology and its societal implications.
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Exploring Fabrication - Self-Assembly

In this activity, learners will play several full-body interactive games to model the process of self-assembly in nature and nanotechnology.


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