Workshop
Biotechnology

9-12

High School

What is lactose intolerance, and how does it relate to human evolution? Students remove lactose from milk by creating sodium alginate beads containing the enzyme lactase. Through this hands-on experience, they:

• Explore the structure and function of DNA

• Make connections between genes, proteins, and enzymes

• Explore the mechanism and evolution of lactose intolerance in humans

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