Lab-based Investigations

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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… READ MORE
Type(s): Lab-based
Topic(s): Biotech & Medicine, Human Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Precision Medicine, Race & Genetics, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Lab Techniques, Gel Electrophoresis, Gene Sequencing, PCR, Pipetting, Restriction Enzyme
Education Levels: Upper Secondary, Advanced
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ABE for Lower Secondary School

This lesson is a series of lower-secondary school activities modeled after the ABE Foundations of Biotech lab series. In it, younger students can explore some of the tools and techniques of… READ MORE
Type(s): Teaching Materials, Lab-based
Topic(s): Biotech & Medicine, Human Disease, Lab Techniques, Gel Electrophoresis, Pipetting
Education Levels: Lower Secondary
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Exploring Tools of the Biotechnology Lab: Pipetting

The biotechnology industry has changed tremendously with the introduction of new tools and technologies. Many of these advances have changed the way scientists work, allowing them to accomplish tasks… READ MORE
Type(s): Teaching Materials, Classroom-based, Lab-based
Topic(s): Lab Techniques, Pipetting, Teaching and Learning, Differentiated Instruction
Education Levels: Lower Secondary
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Exploring Tools of the Biotechnology Lab: Yeast – The Living Tool

Because the cellular processes of yeast are relatively easy to manipulate, it has been extensively used as a model organism in biotechnology research. Like human cells, yeast cells have a nucleus… READ MORE
Type(s): Teaching Materials, Classroom-based, Lab-based
Topic(s): Biotech & Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Lab Techniques, Gene Editing, Gene Sequencing, Pipetting
Education Levels: Lower Secondary
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ABE Lab Guides (Japanese)

ABE Japan Foundations of Biotech protocols, student guide and powerpoints for each lab.  ABE Japan Foundations of Biotechのプロトコール、学生ガイド、各ラボのパワーポイント。
Type(s): Lab-based
Topic(s): Lab Techniques, Cloning, Column Chromatography, Gel Electrophoresis, Gene Expression, Ligation, PCR, Pipetting, Plating, Restriction Enzyme, Transformation, Teaching and Learning
Education Levels: Upper Secondary, Introductory, Advanced
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Pipetting Art

This activity allows students to practice pipetting in order to create designs!
Type(s): Teaching Materials, Classroom-based, Lab-based
Topic(s): Lab Techniques, Pipetting, Teaching and Learning, Differentiated Instruction
Education Levels: Lower Secondary, Upper Secondary, Introductory
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ABE Express

ABE Express is a condensed version of the full ABE curriculum, usually conducted over 1–2 days. These workshops are conducted in Science Centre Singapore. There are 3 options—ABE Express Beginner,… READ MORE
Type(s): Professional Learning/Support, Event, Teaching Materials, Lab-based
Topic(s): Lab Techniques, Cloning, Column Chromatography, CRISPR, Gel Electrophoresis, Ligation, PCR, Pipetting, Plating, Restriction Enzyme, Transformation, Teaching and Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Emergent Multilingual Learners
Education Levels: Lower Secondary, Upper Secondary, Introductory, Advanced
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ABE Protocol Checklists

The ABE Protocol Checklists are an excellent resource for both teachers and students. They depict the same information in a different format, making the material more accessible to a wider range of… READ MORE
Type(s): Teaching Materials, Lab-based
Topic(s): Teaching and Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Emergent Multilingual Learners
Education Levels: Lower Secondary, Upper Secondary, Introductory