It’s National Online Learning Day!

Happy National Online Learning Day! Celebrated on September 15th every year since 2016, this year, National Online Learning Day seems eerily omniscient. With many school districts, colleges, and universities choosing to remain virtual through the Fall semester, this commemorative day…

Microbe hunting

Bacteria, yeast, and other microbes are a necessary part of natural part of the world.  Microbes are microscopic, meaning that we cannot see them with the naked eye.  Instead, we hunt for microorganisms in our homes using petri dishes filled…

Edvotek at Home: Restriction Enzyme Analysis of DNA

Our next EDVOTEK® at Home lesson is modeled off of our kit Restriction Enzyme Analysis of DNA. In this lesson, students will virtually explore restriction digests, gel electrophoresis, and size determination using a standard curve.While we believe hands-on experimentation is…

Quarantine Chromatography

Science Should Never Halt As parents and students continue to quarantine, socially distance, wash their hands, and avoid touching their face (you are following all of the coronavirus recommendations, right?), it’s important that inquiry and exploration are still allowed to…