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Run gel electrophoresis at home with a homemade chamber.
Build a power source for your own electrophoresis device.
Pour a gel and get ready to do electrophoresis.
Use electricity to separate colored dyes.
Build a chamber before you begin gel electrophoresis.
Dividing cells expand exponentially.
Use soap film to model a cell membrane.
Fit nucleic acid and proteins into a small package.
Make yogurt from yogurt.
Explore how different deodorants affect the bacteria in your armpit.
Show that gas is produced during photosynthesis.
Use agar cubes to investigate how size impacts diffusion.
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