DNA Sequence Bracelets

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From the Sanger Institute, this craft based activity suitable for classroom use or science festivals where students make a DNA sequence bracelet that carries part of the code of an organism such as a human, trout, chimpanzee or butterfly.

The activity reinforces the principle of complementary base pairs as they are given one strand of the sequence and they have to match up the other strand correctly. It links with the 14-16 curriculum but can also be used with a younger audience.

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