Extract DNA from a strawberry!

Children extracting strawberry DNA

Event schedule details

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June


Event location details

Point 19 on map

Princes Gardens

We've set up the lab, now we need you to join us. In this interactive workshop you'll work with scientists from MRC London Insitute of Medical Sciences and Imperial College London to extract DNA from fruit. Find out about their remarkable research into DNA - the molecule that encodes all the instructions for life!

Visitor information

This is a drop in event. To plan your visit, you can download a copy of the timed events schedule and map (pdf) or see the printed programme (pdf). This event is point 19 on the map.

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Event categories

  • Family with 12+
  • Family with 7+
  • Workshop
Children extracting strawberry DNA