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Chromosome challenge

Description: Learn how genetic information is passed to new cells by matching 23 pairs of chromosomes (socks)

Duration of activity: 10 mins approx.

Age: 5yrs+ 

Topic: Molecular and cellular  

Keywords: Cell, DNA, Chromosome, Double Helix, socks

  • Instructions and equipment list
  • Activity worksheet
  • Cell-chromosome-DNA Sheet
Additional resources:

Related Activities: Build a healthy cell, DNA bracelets

With thanks to the MRC Human Genetics Unit at the University of Edinburgh