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Young Scientists Conduct Hand-on Experiments at DMACC Pre-Med Day - August 2013

Premed DayEighth-graders Sandra Orellana, left, and Laila Williams,both of Des Moines, conduct a DNA extraction experiment during DMACC's Pre-Meet Day last month on the Ankeny campus. Experiments at the daylong camp included blood typing, starch digestion and dissection of a cow eyeball.

Premed Day 

Josh Whitman of Des Moines, left, and his brother, Luke,conduct a starch digestion experiment. Josh will be an eig hth-grader and Luke a sixth-grader this fall. DMACC biology professor Qian Moss led the day of scientific experiments.

Premed Day From left: Kate Brosnahan of Des Moines, Beeca Nielson of West Des Moines and Leah Lentsch of West Des Moines conduct a starch digestion experiment. The camp was for sixth-graders and older students who have expressed an interest in the medical field.