Edvotek in the Wild! EDVO-Kit #123 Nucleic Acid Testing for COVID-19 at Walnut High School

This is a guest post from Ms. Eleanor Blanchard, a science teacher at Walnut High School, CA. Follow her on Instagram. Teaching college level skills to my high school students is something I set out to do every school year. There’s…

How to Draw a Plasmid Map

So you’ve selected your plasmid and restriction enzymes, carried out a bunch of digestion reactions, and successfully run and stained a beautiful electrophoresis gel. But now how do you go from this? Rainis Venta, CC BY-SA 3.0 To this? The…

Get Moving! Four Fun and Fast Classroom Activities to Teach Biotechnology

At Edvotek we know the power of hands-on experiments to engage, empower, and teach. And we recognize that great graphics, video, and computer games can help unlock understanding. That said there’s something magic about in-person classroom demonstrations (especially those that…

Live from the Classroom! EDVO-Kit #123 Nucleic Acid Testing for COVID-19

This is a guest post from Mr. Jeffrey Wells, a biomedical sciences & physics teacher at Lancaster High School, OH. Follow him on Twitter. Over the course of the past two years, COVID-19 has dominated our daily lives. Students often…