Pipette-it Kit™: Learn to pipette like a pro!

Do you need a 3 decimal point scale?
Do you need a micropipette set?
About the Pipette-it Kit™

Welcome to the world of DNA technology. Your first task: learn to pipette like a professional. 

An important prerequisite to manipulating DNA is to demonstrate accurate and consistent pipetting. Biotechnology research and development requires that small volumes of liquid, sometimes less than 1 millionth of a liter, be accurately pipetted. This exercise is a robust way to practice and demonstrate your pipetting skills while also learning about data management (collecting results, processing data, and showing data in a chart)

What will you learn?

Learn your pipetting basics:
• what a micropipette is
• what tips are
• know which pipet and tips to choose to based on the desired volume of liquid to be transferred
• know the stop points for aspirating and dispensing
• know how deep to insert the tip with aspirating
giving enough time during aspiration to get your desired volume
• pipet with a small volume micropipette such as a 2 uL, 2.5 uL, or 10 uL pipette.
• learn the most common breakage of a small volume micropipette
• practice ejecting tips

What's included?

Depending on your selection when adding the kit to cart, you may need to provide your own micropipettes, tips, and scale.

What else is needed?

Cleaning and safety supplies are not included in the kit. Necessary safety and cleaning supplies are latex or nitrile gloves, and a chlorinated bleach cleaner or a 10% solution of chlorinated bleach in a spray bottle (you can make this by adding 9 parts water to 1 part bleach in a spray bottle). You can add a Mini Safety Set to your kit which includes gloves and a reusable plastic apron to protect your clothes.

For more information about safety, set up and clean up, you can have a look at the instruction manual for the experiment linked in the Ressources section below, and at the "Practicing safe science" page.

Storage & Shipping

Shipping Times

Experiment kits are shipped 1-10 working days after you place your order. If you require yours for a specific date or event, please contact us before or with your order # so that we can try to make it happen for you! ☺︎ 


No special storage is needed, but micropipettes need to be handled with care as they are delicate lab instruments. Once you receive them, place them in a safe space!

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