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Extracting DNA from wheat germ and split peas

As part of our little study on genetics we attempted to extract DNA from wheat germ and split peas.  I gathered together the required items and we first attempted to extract DNA from wheat germ using this site.  Sadly, it didn’t work.  We didn’t repeat the experiment to attempt to make …

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Ancient Europe

We recently completed a brief study of ancient Europe.  We primarily looked at the prehistoric village of Skara Brae and Stonehenge. Read Ancient World: Internet Linked pg 16-19 I use this book as our spine for our study of ancient history.  I follow the sequence presented in this book and use it …

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Study of India

This school year we plan to visit India without ever stepping foot outside our country.  We will be exploring the Indian culture in depth through books, DVDs, and activities.  This study is listed in chronological order, but it may be done in any order. Watch Global Wonders: India a DVD cartoon introduction …

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