The KLA Lab

Discover the fundamentals of DNA, unravelling its mysteries and understanding its significance.

Through hands-on activities, pupils will construct a double helix model, investigate the similarities and differences between human DNA and that of animals and fruits, fostering a deeper comprehension of genetic diversity.

Culminating the experience, pupils will get the thrilling opportunity to extract DNA from a strawberry, witnessing the marvels of science first-hand in an interactive and fun-filled session!

Progression Step 3 Key Stage 2

Minimum age requirement: 7+

This activity is not suitable for children under 7. All children booked into the workshop must be accompanied by at least 1 adult (adults are not charged). Children under 7 will not be admitted.

Additional information

Bring your pupils to experience being a real scientist in our new-look KLA Lab, funded by the Garfield Weston Foundation.

  • Duration: 45 minutes