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…

Edvotek is Back on the Road!

2022 is a fresh start and we're looking forward to getting back out there and meeting new friends and teaching new skills at a professional development conference near you! To start, we're exhibiting at our first in-person meeting since February 2020 at the NSTA National Conference in Houston, TX next week!…

Exploring the Genetics of Taste: PTC PCR Perfection

SNP analysis of the PTC gene using the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is one of my favorite ways to demonstrate the link between genotype and phenotype in the classroom laboratory. This wonderful experiment involves the isolation of human DNA from…