ABE empowers teachers to bring biotechnology to their classrooms.
Curriculum & Resources
ABE offers lab-based, classroom-based (non-lab), and web-based investigations in biotechnology, and provides professional learning opportunities and resources to support teachers and students in the use of ABE materials.
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ABE Is Effective
Studies have shown that students exposed to ABE have increased interest and confidence in science and biotechnology.
Students made a significant and substantial gain in biotech learning.
Teachers reported greater interest, knowledge, and skills from their ABE training.
56% of participating ABE schools in U.S. serving low SES students.
Reframing the Discovery of DNA Through a Recreation of Rosalind Franklin’s Pivotal Photo
As the school year wound down for most students in the Northern Hemisphere in the first couple weeks of June, some students were still actively trying to solve a mystery: why the ABE Foundations of Biotech gel electrophoresis lab was not working the way it should. > READ MORE
Exploring Precision Medicine (Lab-based)
ABE’s Exploring Precision Medicine module explores the connections between genes and traits. Students learn how slight genetic differences can impact how well a patient responds to certain medications and explore how future physicians may use DNA sequencing to inform clinical decision-making.