Target Audience: Middle School, High School, College
NCCCS Core Courses: BIO-110, BIO-111
Equipment Used: Electrophoresis Apparatus, Micropipette


One of the most popular new attractions at the local zoological park is a  hybrid dinosaur. Unfortunately, the zookeepers underestimated the animals superior intelligence and the dinosaur has escaped! In this activity students are tasked with using gel electrophoresis to analyze the dino's DNA and determine what animal species were used in its creation.