DNA Learning Center West

For groups from middle school to high school ages, the DNA Learning Center offers scientific exhibits, lessons on the principles of genetics and opportunities to do hands-on experiments with DNA. Study molecular biology, learn about inheritance using corn, or extract DNA from bacteria. Groups can also try their hand at analyzing human DNA, making cheese from enzymes, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm

School

Students can visit the DNA Learning Center to get hands-on experiences in a genetics laboratory. Classes can enjoy guided tours of genetic exhibits and participate in educational activities like identifying their own genotype, examining phenotypes, making 3-D DNA models, genetically engineering bacteria, solving forensic mysteries, and more. Subjects covered include social studies, anthropology, biology, life science, and forensics.

supports classroom learning in:
Science.

topics covered:
Science, genetics, biology, forensics.

contact info
Name: Group Sales
Phone: (516) 719-1296
Email: dnalcwest@cshl.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School Group Size: 24-32 Program Type: Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

DNA Learning Center West

For groups from middle school to high school ages, the DNA Learning Center offers scientific exhibits, lessons on the principles of genetics and opportunities to do hands-on experiments with DNA. Study molecular biology, learn about inheritance using corn, or extract DNA from bacteria. Groups can also try their hand at analyzing human DNA, making cheese from enzymes, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm

Homeschool

Students can visit the DNA Learning Center to get hands-on experiences in a genetics laboratory. Classes can enjoy guided tours of genetic exhibits and participate in educational activities like identifying their own genotype, examining phenotypes, making 3-D DNA models, genetically engineering bacteria, solving forensic mysteries, and more. Subjects covered include social studies, anthropology, biology, life science, and forensics.

supports classroom learning in:
Science.

topics covered:
Science, genetics, biology, forensics.

contact info
Name: Group Sales
Phone: (516) 719-1296
Email: dnalcwest@cshl.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School Group Size: 24-32 Program Type: Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

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