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Who Are You?
  • 11 and over
  • DNA

Watson and Crick

Learn about the double helix structure and the work undergone by James Watson and Francis Crick.. or was it?
  • 11 and over
  • DNA

Rosalind Franklin

Francis Crick and James Watson are credited with discovering the double helix structure of DNA - but was it really them who discovered it? Rosalind Franklin was carrying out this work years before...
  • 8 and over
  • DNA
  • Medicines

DNA Detectives

Do you have what it takes to become a DNA detective and uncover the genetic code? Let’s find out!
  • 8 and over
  • Forensics

Fingerprint identifcation

This series of activities will take you through the process of collecting and analysing fingerprints. Discover which features differ in fingerprints and how they are used to identify individuals.
  • All Ages
  • DNA

A tail of evolution

Goosebumps and tails? What do they have to do with evoution. Explore these traits with Amardeep in this GSC@Home video.
  • 8 and over
  • DNA

DNA Origami

Make some DNA origami in this step by step instructional video from Glasgow Science Centre.
  • All Ages
  • DNA

Inheritance detectives

Learn about our characteristics, such as eye colour and height, and how they are inherited.
  • 7 and under
  • Technology

Identifying ourselves, how are our bodies the same and different?

In this activity you can learn how our bodies can be similar and how they might differ. We will look at human anatomy, our bones and how to collect footwear marks.
  • 8 and over
  • Forensics

Fingerprinting at home

Our fingerprints are so unique - there's no two sets the same! They're so unique they can be used to identify people, and are a vital part of forensic science.
  • 8 and over
  • DNA

DNA extraction from strawberries

What is DNA? Where do you find it? Find out how we can extract DNA from fruit in this video.