6th Annual Amgen Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Program Workshop

Date: 
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 3:00pm - Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Location
Shoreline Community College
Rm 2930
16101 Greenwood Avenue North
Shoreline
98133-5696

Who is this workshop designed for?   This workshop is designed for High School Teachers in the Greater Seattle and surrounding areas.

What is the Amgen-Bruce Wallace program?


The Amgen-Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Lab Program is an educational outreach
program that provides equipment, curriculum assistance and supplies to high schools and
colleges. The program integrates:

  • . hands-on, inquiry-based molecular biology curriculum
  • . extensive teacher support
  • . the excitement of scientific discovery
  • . relevant curricula, tools and techniques
  • . the introduction of a wide range of career opportunities in science

Aligned with National and State Science Education Standards, the program supports the
goal of achieving scientific literacy. The program not only provides a thoroughly tested
and robust curriculum, but also provides a full suite of transportable, research-grade
equipment and supplies to allow teachers to conduct advanced and contemporary
activities within their high school classroom.

For more information about the Amgen-Bruce Wallace Program:   http://www.bwbiotechprogram.com/

 

Description:

  • . Learn and practice lab techniques in biotechnology
  • . Develop successful instructional strategies for teaching biotechnology
  • . Develop a collegial network for support for teaching biotechnology
  • . Labs include: Micropipette Practice, Restriction Analysis of Plasmids,
  • Ligation of Restriction Fragments, Producing a Recombinant Plasmid, etc.
  • .Completion of the course allows participants to borrow biotechnology equipment and consumables.


Who should attend:  All biology teachers who want to incorporate biotechnology techniques in their
curriculum are invited to this workshop.

* Please note this is a hands on lab course and time may go over.

Contact person: 
Adrienne Houck
email: 
ahouck@shoreline.edu

Please email Adrienne Houck to register for the program.

No other application is necessary.  Spots are reserved on a first come, first-served basis.

 

 

Cost:  Free

Lunch and snacks are provided each day

Students

  • Learn about biotech careers
  • Find biotech programs

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Instructors

  • Professional development
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Industry

  • Connect with local programs
  • Find skilled workers

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