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Dec. 1: Discovering DNA event for kids in grades 3-8

University's Biological Honor Society, Tri-Beta, holding event at North Mankato Library/Police Annex.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 11-24-2014

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Biological Honor Society, Tri-Beta, is holding a free event, “Discovering DNA: It’s in your genes,” for kids in grades 3-8 on Monday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the North Mankato Library/Police Annex (1001 Belgrade Ave., North Mankato, Minn.)

The free event is intended to teach students in grades 3-8 about science and DNA. Kids will be able to perform a real lab experiment and isolate their own DNA.

For more information, please contact David Sharlin, faculty advisor for Tri-Beta and an assistant professor in Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Biology, by phone at 507-389-1085, or by email at

The Department of Biology is part of the College of Science, Engineering & Technology at Minnesota State Mankato.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,700 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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