Introducing the EDGE Integrated Electrophoresis System

For over 30 years, Edvotek has been brought biotechnology experiments and equipment to the science classroom. This includes innovative and classroom-friendly equipment that is designed to provide your students with ideal results with minimal headaches. This week we are excited…

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…

Biotechnology Basics: SDS Polyacrylamide-Gel Electrophoresis

What is SDS-PAGE? SDS polyacrylamide-gel electrophoresis, or SDS-PAGE, is a technique that is used to separate proteins according to their molecular weight.  What do I need to separate proteins?  In addition to your protein sample, you will need:  Sodium Dodecyl…

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…