Genetic Engineering: Way to Grow

Catalog #STO-134

How does genetic engineering produce human growth hormone?

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class periods

How can genetic engineering be used to help a child who is not growing normally?

  • Conduct simulated tests to determine what is causing the child's slow growth.
  • Learn how hormone replacement therapy is used to treat human growth hormone deficiency.
  • Model how genetic engineering can be used to create bacteria that produce human growth hormone.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$11.90 ea.
10 - 24$11.30 ea.
25 - 1000$10.71 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • 1 tube of simulated “Jose’s Blood Plasma”
  • 1 simulated “Hormone Test Strip”
  • Hormone Fast-Test Kit Instructions
  • 1 paper “Plasmid DNA” strip
  • 1 paper “Human DNA” strip
  • 1 restriction enzyme transparency card
  • 2 “Bacteria” plastic bags
  • 6 “Protein” molecules (paper clips)

Also required: Clear adhesive tape, scissors, safety goggles

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Genetic Engineering: Way to Grow – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-134U

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$96.25 ea.
10 - 1000$91.44 ea.

Genetic Engineering: Way to Grow – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-134R

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

Quantity Price
1 - 9$32.45 ea.
10 - 1000$30.82 ea.

Teacher Testimonial

We attended your workshop at NSTA and raced back to teach the Homeostasis one. Our kids loved it, and I have written a grant to fund more kits.

- High school biology teacher (CA)

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