Below are resources created by the IMB for community members to download and use. Currently they include an activity explaining how to extract DNA from a strawberry, and colouring sheets demonstrating cellular and genetic concepts. More worksheets will be added over time, so please check back.

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IMB colouring sheet - the brain (1.1MB)

IMB colouring sheet - cells (1.1MB)

IMB colouring sheet - DNA (1.1MB)

IMB colouring sheet - DNA structure and PCR (1.7MB)

IMB colouring sheet - Xray crystallography (0.9MB)

IMB worksheet - antibiotics for golden staph (1.6MB)

IMB worksheet - blood (2.3MB)

IMB worksheet - cell crossword (0.5MB)

IMB worksheet - cloning in molecular biology (3.7MB)

IMB worksheet - methods for finding better disease treatments (ChIPseq) (2.2MB)

IMB worksheet - neurons (1.6MB)

IMB worksheet - scientific reasoning (2MB)

Strawberry DNA extraction experiment

Many people assume that because DNA is so small, we can't see it without powerful microscopes, and we can't extract it from living organisms without complicated and expensive laboratory equipment. However, this is not true. Below, we have outlined a...

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