Taste Blind

Catalog #STO-141

Why can some people taste PTC while others cannot?

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class periods
  • Use taste papers to determine if you are a PTC taster or a non-taster.
  • Learn about the parts of the nervous system involved in tasting.
  • Interpret a pedigree and a simulated electrophoresis gel to determine the genotypes of members of a family.
  • Optional extension activities relate PTC tasting to Hardy-Weinberg principles.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$11.00 ea.
10 - 24$10.45 ea.
25 - 1000$9.90 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • 1 strip of PTC taste paper
  • 1 strip of control taste paper
  • Taste and the Nervous System diagrams
  • 1 simulated electrophoresis gel
  • 1 tube of “DNA Stain”
  • 1 plastic plate
  • 1 small measuring cup
  • 1 stirrer

Also required: Water, safety goggles

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Refill Your Kit

Taste Blind – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-141U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$75.00 ea.
10 - 1000$71.25 ea.

Taste Blind – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-141R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$33.00 ea.
10 - 1000$31.35 ea.

Teacher Testimonial

Great activity which will fit in with starting class with inquiry activity to develop concepts.

- High school biology teacher (CT)

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