Posts Tagged ‘science education’

Protein Synthesis Animation

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 11-18-2013

If you are a high-school biology teacher, there are a ton of fantastic resources out there that can be used to teach the central dogma of molecular biology. Below is a great video that we found which demonstrates protein synthesis in eye-catching animation. Something students will be sure to enjoy.

Learning to do science

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 10-16-2013

Gene’s in a bottle is one of the coolest kIts produced by Bio-Rad. Check our the reaction on these kids faces.

Your profession is your passion!

Appreciating the value of what you don’t know

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 10-10-2013

The Mitosis Dance

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 09-09-2013

The following video is an attempt by Baylor University students to explain Mitosis through dance. How well do you think they conveyed their message?

What are two high school students from Tennessee doing that makes every scientist jealous?

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 08-27-2013

Two high school students from Tennessee have accomplished what many 4th year graduate students are still dreaming of doing…publishing their results in a top scientific journal.

Dalton Chaffee and Hayes Griffin worked with mentor R. Tucker Gilman, a former postdoctoral research fellow at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to study mate choice.

Their work was published this week in the journal Evolution.

The students began their research between their junior and senior years at Bearden High School in Knoxville. They wanted to know why individuals choose the mates they choose.

Read more about these talented young students…