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DNA sequence bracelets

Description: Make DNA sequence bracelet that codes for eye colour.

Duration of activity: 10 mins approx.

Age: 7yrs+ 

Topic: Molecular and cellular  

Keywords: DNA, Double Helix, Gene, Alleles, Adenine, Thymine, Cytosine, Guanine, Nucleotides

Resources: 
Including:
  • Instructions and equipment list
  • Activity worksheet
  • Cell-chromosome-DNA sheet
Additional resources:

Related activities: Chromosome challenge

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