Biotechnology club

One topic that I have always taught with an air of dis-satisfaction is Biotechnology. Teaching of techniques and skills without ever trying them always seemed a struggle. So as the new year has started I have started a Biotechnology club at my school and have connected with the provider Bio-Rad to hopefully bring alive the techniques and skills that I have always feared to teach. Its my intention to work with a small number of students on a voluntary basis to ...

NATIONAL DNA DAY – APRIL 23rd

National DNA Day is a unique day when students, teachers and the public can learn more about genetics and genomics! The day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003, and the discovery of DNA's double helix. It presents an excellent opportunity for Grade 12 students to review DNA / biotechnology and Grade 11 students to develop and extend their understanding of the relevant concepts. I have scanned several sites and incorporated direct links resources here that I think ...