- Why is it necessary to mash the strawberries?
- What is the purpose of the detergent?
- What is the purpose of the salt?
- Name a liquid that DNA is not soluble in.
- Is the DNA that you extracted pure? What else might be attached to the DNA?
- Why might some people get more DNA than others?
- Can you see a single strand of DNA without a microscope? Explain how you were able to see the DNA in this experiment without magnification.