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All about DNA


Wed Aug 25, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
45 mins

Why do fish have gills and not wings? Why do sheep have lambs and not puppies? Why do I look like me? Learn about what DNA is and how it makes you, you! Try making your own DNA model, too!

Materials needed: printed worksheet, or a plain sheet of paper and markers, crayons or pencil crayons in the following colours: green, red, blue, orange, black.

This program is suitable for children ages 6-12 years. It is recommended that parents or caregivers are present during the program.

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Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Please call or email us if you are Deaf or have a disability and would like to request accommodation to participate in this program. Please let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. At least three weeks' notice is preferred. Phone 416-393-7099 or email

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This is a featured Summer Wonder STEM program.

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