National STEM / STEAM Day is November 8th!

November 8th is National STEM/STEAM Day and it’s never been more important! This unofficial national day celebrates the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics and encourages taking an interdisciplinary approach and introducing these fields to children beginning at…

Five tweets to get you through your first month of teaching

This video to help you set up your forensic blood typing kit. https://twitter.com/HeidiHisrich/status/1300076337051381761 These tips to get students to engage with definitions. https://twitter.com/cut_ups/status/1293557359831330816?s=20 Advice on how to use comics as a teaching tool.  https://twitter.com/scifri/status/1292823080713236482?s=20 This protocol to help you isolate…

Biotechnology Basics: Chromatography

What is chromatography? Chromatography is the separation of molecules based on their physical properties by passing a fluid sample through a solid, stationary matrix.  The interactions between the sample and the matrix influence the way the molecules flow through the…