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Friday, October 21 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
11-12: Improve Student Engagement using Pop-Culture in your Life Science Class

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Use popular science to engage high school students in your classroom. See how popular TV and movies can be connected to real-world discoveries and issues. This inquiry-based activity makes for a great skills lab by teaching pipetting, gel electrophoresis, and making solutions with stunning results. Turn this into a complete science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activity by allowing your students to build their own horizontal electrophoresis box to investigate the science and engineering behind a workhorse in the biotechnology lab. Learn how to use a fun hands-on lab to increase student involvement and understanding.

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Claude Lachance

Biology Teacher - consultant, Bio-Rad Laboratories (Canada)
Bob Malyk BSc. BEd, MEd. | Graduate of McGill University | Consultant for Bio-Rad (Canada) Laboratories Life Science Education - Biotechnology Explorer Program (since 2006) | Teaching for 45 years | Centennial Regional High School, Greenfield Park, Quebec (1972-1984) | Ridley College... Read More →


Friday October 21, 2016 12:30pm - 1:45pm
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