A Family Visit

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree!

Lauren Cook General

This September 12th is Grandparents’ Day, and what better way to get students ready for this special occasion than a lesson from their favorite gang at Fuddlebrook! A grandparent is a little bit parent, teacher, and best friend, so who better to learn with than grandparents? A Family Visit: A Story About Similarities and Differences Between Parents and Offspring is …

100 Years of Genetics, Genomes, & DNA

Lauren Cook General

This month we celebrate the 100th birthday of world-renowned scientist Francis Crick. Crick was born on June 8, 1916 in Northhampton, England. As a child, he was extremely inquisitive and read any book he could get his hands on. He found books on science topics the most interesting, which led to many “kitchen-experiments” as a child. As a teenager his …

Fuddlebrook DNA Model

The Fuddlebrook DNA Model

Sherry Cook Experiment Tutorial

There’s no one like you! Materials • Two pieces of red licorice (Twizzler®) • Four toothpicks • Two mini pink marshmallows • Two mini yellow marshmallows • Two mini orange marshmallows • Two mini green marshmallows • Index card • Marker Objective: To demonstrate how chemical bases are paired in DNA Procedure: There are four chemical bases in DNA:  Adenine (A), Cytosine (C), Guanine (G), and Thymine (T).  …