Resource Library

The curriculum resources listed here support the Amgen Biotech Experience. Resources are provided in partnership with Amgen, WGBH, PBS LearningMedia, Alan Marnett, and BenchFly.

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In this classroom-practice video created for Teachers' Domain Professional Development, high school teacher Cherilee Lewis leads a classroom discussion on bioethics. Students present and discuss a range of issues, including a medical practitioner's obligation to keep a terminally ill patient alive, stem cell therapies, in-vitro fertilization, and genetically modified foods.
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This video adapted from Connecticut's College of Technology/Regional Center for Next Generation Manufacturing features Jeff Hotaling, biomanufacturing supervisor for a leading medical device maker. Jeff talks about the challenges and opportunities he faces in his factory workplace, which assembles retractable safety syringes. He explains that all assembly equipment is software driven, and that machine operators need to know how to run the program. He also details his typical day, which involves leading group meetings, discussing product quality and equipment issues, preparing production reports, and managing both payroll and inventory.
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In this video adapted from ATETV, hear from a medical electronics engineering technology student about how she is improving her math, science, electronics, and communications skills in her community college program.
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Meet Daphnee, a high school student with an interest in biotechnology in this video segment adapted from Pathways to Technology.
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Learn about biotechnology applications, concepts, tools and techniques, and career options.
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In this video excerpted from Pathways to Technology, you’ll learn about the role biotechnology plays in the fight against cancer.
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In this video excerpted from Pathways to Technology, you’ll learn about biotechnology: the science of using living organisms to create new products, from drugs to fuels. 

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