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Perot Museum of Nature and Science



DNA Fingerprinting - On Campus

Time Frames
During School Day
Formats
On Campus Program
Grades
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Talented/Gifted
Standards

Description

Learn how scientists compare DNA samples using DNA fingerprinting. Students will use models to review the structure and function of DNA, gain experience using micropipettes and other laboratory equipment, and perform the separation techniques of paper chromatography and gel electrophoresis.

Students Will

  • Identify components of DNA
  • Learn safe techniques with various laboratory equipment
  • Collect and organize data in order to come to a conclusion
  • Perform paper chromatography and gel electrophoresis

Details

Dates: Monday-Friday
Times: Max of 2 a day
Duration: 90 minutes
School Fee: $325.00 for each program.
Minimum Attendance: 10
Maximum Attendance: 30
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Please refer to your confirmation packet.
Other Information: Maximum of two classes per day with at least 30 minutes between programs.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Call Reservations at 214-428-5555 and press 8 or email [email protected] Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html
Deadline: Please contact reservations at least 3 weeks before your requested date.
Cancellation Policy: Science Programs: Due to the more limited amount of funding through Learning Partners the Perot is pleased to offer Financial Aid to schools who apply and qualify. By applying for this program your fees for our field trip exhibit visits/programs and on your campus programs could be reduced or eliminated. Art Programs: The Perot Museum is excited to offer a Self Guided Art Infused Tour of the Museum. Please check out this listing under the ART program offerings. Please be sure to fill out our Field Trip or On Your Campus Request Form AND the Financial Aid Form found below (copy and paste the link into your browser). Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html 2019-2020 Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science- Field Trips and On Your Campus Experiences -A nonrefundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking.Your remaining balance is due 3 weeks before your scheduled visit date. -If you choose to reschedule your program you must contact the reservations department at least 3 weeks before your scheduled visit in order for your deposit/payment to be applied to your new visit date. -Your reservation may be cancelled if your deposit/payment is not received by the due date. -Refunds will only be made in the event of Museum closure, power failures and school closings. NO OTHER REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED
After School Policy: Science Programs: Due to the more limited amount of funding through Learning Partners the Perot is pleased to offer Financial Aid to schools who apply and qualify. By applying for this program your fees for our field trip exhibit visits/programs and on your campus programs could be reduced or eliminated. Art Programs: The Perot Museum is excited to offer a Self Guided Art Infused Tour of the Museum. Please check out this listing under the ART program offerings. Please be sure to fill out our Field Trip or On Your Campus Request Form AND the Financial Aid Form found below (copy and paste the link into your browser). Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html 2019-2020 Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science- Field Trips and On Your Campus Experiences -A nonrefundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking.Your remaining balance is due 3 weeks before your scheduled visit date. -If you choose to reschedule your program you must contact the reservations department at least 3 weeks before your scheduled visit in order for your deposit/payment to be applied to your new visit date. -Your reservation may be cancelled if your deposit/payment is not received by the due date. -Refunds will only be made in the event of Museum closure, power failures and school closings. NO OTHER REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED

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