A pizza box and ping-pong ball model that demonstrates the principles of microarray technology.

Prior Knowledge Needed

DNA base-pairing rules

Time Required

Prep Time: 2 hours to gather supplies and create the model
Class Time: 30 minutes


Macromodel of Microarray Print-and-Go


Supported by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) [No. 1 R25 RR16291-01] from the National Center for Research Resources, a component of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. The contents provided here are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NCRR or NIH.