Welcome to the DNA Learning Laboratory!
Students and public can now engage in unraveling the secrets of life at the DNA Learning Lab at Science Centre Singapore. This facility allows students (primary to pre-university levels) and public to keep pace with the DNA revolution and advances in the life sciences. So come along, learn and enjoy the experience!
Workshop fees indicated are for school bookings only
In addition to the DNA lab programmes offered at Science Centre Singapore, schools can also embark on the Amgen Biotech Experience offered by the DNA lab, in partnership with Amgen. For more information, visit our Amgen Biotech Experience for Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced pages.
- Private school, Overseas school and Corporate group bookings
The listed course fees apply only to local MOE schools. Private schools, Overseas schools and all Corporate groups (including locally based corporate groups) can contact Marketing to place their bookings. Kindly note that an additional charge applies per pax on top of the listed course fees, as well as admission rates.
|Description:||DNA is often described as the most important molecule of life which determines how livings things look like and how they function. Ever wanted to see this extraordinary molecule? Join us in this lesson to see what DNA looks like in real life without a microscope. At the same time, help us in an interesting case study to determine the baby’s biological parents and solve a major family confusion!|
|Objectives:||1. Learn the structure of DNA and its importance.|
2. Conduct a simple DNA extraction from bacteria and plant cells.
3. Learn the basics of blood typing and how DNA determines blood type of individuals.
4. Perform simple karyotyping, blood typing and DNA analysis to solve a case study.
|Mode of Delivery:||Practical lab session|
|Target Audience:||Secondary 1 to Secondary 2 (Beginner)|
|Group size:||20 minimum, 40 maximum|
|Time:||9.30am or 2.30pm |
|Course Fee:||$7.00 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to non-member international schools based in Singapore)|