DNA Playground™ Starter Set—Customizable!

Regular price $382.00

This starter set has everything needed to do hands-on genetic engineering.  Engineer bacteria to express fluorescent red pigments! 

  • (1) DNA Playground:  the easy-to-use biolab for engineering and growing microorganisms. The DNA Playground can be purchased with or without WiFi capabily to give you access to our upcoming online data viewer : see what is happening on your Playground from afar, save experiment data and share results. 
  • (1) Engineer-it Kit : all the ingredients needed to create an engineered organisms. Engineer-it Kits come in Individuals or Group kits giving you 2 tries or 16 tries at Engineering the same DNA program into cell. 
  • Instructions : a manual with easy to understand vocabulary and step by step procedures and the online simulation experiment simulation to practice with, teach you fundamentals and guide you along the way. 

Wondering how it works? Do the free Virtual Bioengineer simulation, or browse our friendly DNA Playground user manual.

DNA Playground Features

Self-contained system : No need to source and buy heated water baths, ice buckets and ice, incubator and thermometers. The DNA Playground is a playful collection of all the equipment you need to engineer and grow cells in petri dishes.
Compact : Easily perform bacterial transformations from the comfort of your desk.
Connected: DNA Playground has the option of being connected to the internet so you can monitor experiments while away.
Modular: DNA Playground is built knowing that students will want to try more advanced projects, like Bioproduction. In 2017, Brewer Station module will become available which simply plugs into DNA Playground and allows for Bioproduction. Several other modules are planned for later release.
Complements the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS): MS-LS1-1, MS-LS1-2, MS-LS1-7& HS-LS1-1, HS-LS1-6, HS-LS3-1
Each DNA Playground can do up to 4 simultaneous transformations.