Biotechnology Basics – Using BactoBeads™

What are BactoBeads™? BactoBeads™ are non-pathogenic, freeze-dried microbes (bacteria and lower eukaryotes) that are easily cultured for use in the classroom.  Each bead contains microorganisms, buffer, salts and nutrient broth in an instantly soluble pellet.  What is so special about…

Heartfelt Science for Valentine’s Day

Do you look for ways to involve the holidays in your classroom activities?  Valentine’s Day is coming up, and we have a few ideas on how you can add a little holiday flair to your lesson plans!  Most of these…