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Yummy Gummy DNA *suitable for home teaching*

Produced by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, in this activity students make their own edible DNA double helix model out of Jelly Babies and cocktail sticks. In doing so, they find out about the basics of DNA structure and complementary base pairs.

The activity links with the 14-16 curriculum but can also be used with a younger audience with appropriate supervision.

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