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  • Graduate Credit Biology Course - Statement of Interest 2018-19 Academic Year

    Through a partnership with Westfield Sate University, teachers can earn three graduate credits in biology by attending a series of BioTeach workshops, designing and implementing a unit mastery plan…

  • 20 in 20 1st Edition (Cambridge) Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    **Please note that this workshop is at capacity and those that register after 11/29/2018 will be placed on a waiting list. You will receive a notice by December 5th. **NEW** Learn about multiple 20…

  • Basic Biotechnology Skills and Equipment for your Classroom (Cambridge) Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Looking to jumpstart your biotech lab curriculum? Need a refresher on the basics? Discover several engaging activities that will have your students pipetting like pros and making solutions with ease.…

  • DNA Electrophoresis and Easy PCR (Endicott College) Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Are you ready to move beyond kits? Do you want to learn how to do inquiry-based biotech labs on your own? Participants will perform three labs: restriction digest of lambda DNA, plasmid mapping using…

  • The Wolbachia Project (Cambridge) Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Experience the next generation of the Wolbachia Project, which, for over 10 years, has introduced real-world scientific research into high school biology labs and lesson plans with inquiry,…

  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Cambridge) Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will isolate their own DNA and use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste bitter compound phenylthiocarbamide (PTC). They will then determine their genotype through…

  • 20 in 20 2nd Edition - MCAS Review (Cambridge) Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    **NEW** Tired of rote review of MCAS topics? Come try quick, fun, hands-on activities for reviewing MCAS topics such as photosynthesis, cellular respiration, enzymes, proteins, diffusion, and…

  • DNA electrophoresis and PCR-Beyond the Basics Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

    **NEW** Looking to take your biotech labs to the next level? Participants will manipulate sequences using SnapGene Viewer (a free online program), practice PCR primer design, learn about different…

  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Cambridge) Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Participants will isolate their own DNA and use PCR to amplify the gene responsible for the ability to taste bitter compound phenylthiocarbamide (PTC). They will then determine their genotype through…

  • Exploring Photosynthesis and Respiration (Cambridge) Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Do you want fun labs to investigate photosynthesis, respiration, and enzymes? Learn how to create algae and yeast balls by encapsulating algae or yeast in sodium alginate. Then use the model system…

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