Recombinant DNA Worksheet

Recombinant DNA and Gel Electrophoresis

Teaching your students about recombinant DNA and gel electrophoresis? This quick worksheet will help them understand one of the ways those mysterious bands can be used. My students really had some great "a-ha!" moments working through the comparisons. They started to see how the alignment of the bands provided valuable information.

If you're lucky enough to have access to gel electrophoresis equipment you can use this worksheet as a simple homework assignment to assess whether or not your students really "get it".

The worksheet provides four similar questions to reinforce your students understanding of gel electrophoresis results.