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PV STEMNet Announcement: MassBioEd lab-based workshops



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 Join the education team from MassBioEd for two lab-based workshops at
 UMass Amherst.
 
 
 Thursday, October 8th from  8:30AM - 4:00PM.  Basic Biotechnology
 skills and equipment for you classroom. In this workshop you will
 explore activities and curricula that the support student learning of
 small scale measurements, growth media and solution making, and sterile
 techniques required for many biology and biotechnology lab activities. 
 You will also perform agarose gel electrophoresis of DNA, and a
 bacterial transformation. Participants will receive student lab
 protocols, teacher instruction manuals, and curricular support
 resources to implement these labs in the classroom.  In addition,
 information on sourcing equipment and reagents for biology and
 biotechnology lab activities, including a new MassBioEd equipment
 grants  opportunity will be available at this workshop.  This workshop
 qualifies for PDPs based upon completion of the designated assessment.
 Register at:
 https://www.massbioed.org/events/218-basic-biotechnology-skills-and-equipment-for-your-classroom-amherst.
 
 Thursday, November 19th from 8:30AM - 4:00PM.  Learning by doing: Algae
 balls, plants and yeast to explore photosynthesis and respiration. Join
 us for this fun, hands-on workshop using algae balls to study
 photosynthesis. Participants will receive student lab protocols,
 teacher instruction manuals, and curricular support resources to
 implement these labs in the classroom. In addition, information on
 sourcing equipment and reagents for biology and biotechnology lab
 activities, including a new MassBioEd equipment grants  opportunity
 will be available at this workshop. This workshop qualifies for PDPs
 based upon completion of the designated assessment. Register at:
 https://www.massbioed.org/events/219-learning-by-doing-algae-balls-plants-and-yeast-to-explore-photosynthesis-and-respiration-amherst.
 
 
 "Michelle Mischke" <michelle.mischke@massbio.org>

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