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DNA in Space

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Expedition Space Lab Middle

Activity 1

Space Station Explorers Partner Program:

  • Genes in Space is a nationwide challenge that invites teachers and students in grades 7-12 to design pioneering DNA experiments that use the unique environment of the ISS.
  • Student design spaceflight experiments that use PCR (polymerase chain reaction) analysis. Students may work on proposals individually or in a classroom, afterschool, or club setting. Students are making real research breakthroughs in this program!


Additional Resources

Career Connection

Take this mission to another level!

Expedition Space Lab is an online tool from the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory that provides educators with easy access to ISS-related lessons, activities, and other resources to integrate into their curriculum.
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