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Teacher Professional Development Workshops

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  • 20 in 20 (Burlington) Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Learn about multiple 20 minute students activities or interactive demos to introduce or reinforce important biological topics. These activities give students hands on experiences in a shorter time…

  • Civic Science Roundtable Dialogue: CRISPR (Cambridge) Tuesday, December 17, 2019 | 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

    **NEW** Every day, our students encounter questions and issues that required an understanding of science. While an understanding of the scientific concepts is very important, it does little to inform…

  • Basic Biotechnology Skills and Equipment for your Classroom (Cambridge) Saturday, January 11, 2020 | 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.…

  • Basic Biotech Lab Prep (Cambridge) Monday, January 13, 2020 | 3:00pm-6:00pm

    Do you need or want additional support to prepare the reagents for one (or more) of the labs you learned in our Basic Biotechnology workshop? In this workshop, we will guide you through much of the…

  • BioSCANN Workshop (Cambridge) Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

    **NEW** The BioSCANN program, created by the Center for Translational Science Education (CTSE) at Tufts University School of Medicine, is designed to expose students to a wide range of bioscience…

  • DNA Electrophoresis and Easy PCR (Cambridge) Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 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…

  • Basic Microbiology Laboratory Skills (Burlington) Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    **NEW** Growing bacteria is easy, but growing only the bacteria you want can be a challenge in most high school labs. In this workshop, praticipants will practice the bacterial culturing techniques…

  • Exploring Personal Genetics with PCR (Cambridge) Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 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…

  • 2020 Graduate Credit Biology Course - Statement of Interest January - May 2020

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

  • DNA Electrophoresis and PCR-Beyond the Basics (Cambridge) Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

    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 DNA and…

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