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Young Scientists Conduct Hands-on Experiments

at DMACC Pre-Med Day - August 2013

Premed Day
Eighth-graders Sandra Orellana, left, and Laila Williams, both of Des Moines, conduct a DNA extraction experiment during DMACC's Pre-Meet Day at 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 eighth-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.