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Saturday Gene-ius Day on Oahu

May 5, 9:00am - 11:30am
Manoa Campus, St. John Plant Science Building (exact location to be determined) Add to Calendar

The Biotechnology Outreach Program of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) is offering a special Saturday-version of its popular Gene-ius Day workshop to children on Oahu, grades 1 through 6. The workshop offers fun hands-on activities for children (and accompanying parents) to learn about DNA, genetics, molecular structure and the function of genes and other biological functions. Students will extract DNA from fruit, make a DNA model, and use DNA to solve an “out of this world” crime. Reservations are required.

Ticket Information
Cost: $15 per child and $15 per chaperone (mandatory for grades 1-3). Registration deadline: April 27, 2012. Visit the Gene-ius Day website http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/geneius-day/saturday.html to download the registration form.

Event Sponsor
CTAHR Dept. of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, Manoa Campus

More Information
Carol Tran, 956-2160, tran@hawaii.edu, http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/geneius-day/saturday.html

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