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Extract DNA from Spinach!
Did you know that you can extract DNA from any living thing from the comfort of your family's own kitchen? DNA is the genetic coding that determines that a human embryo will become a man, a bird embryo will become a robin, etc. Show your child how a quick whirl of spinach in the blender will reveal this cobwebby "stuff" of life! So go ahead—play with food! This food experiment will have her so captivated that she won't even realize she's learning life science.