Amgen Bruce Wallace Workshops in August 2010

New Dates: EXTRA Workshop add this summer

Shoreline Community College is proud to announce its 5th Annual

Amgen Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Program Workshop

for High School Teachers in the Greater Seattle area.

The Amgen-Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Lab Program is an educational outreach
program that provides equipment, curriculum assistance and supplies to high schools and
colleges. The program integrates:

. hands-on, inquiry-based molecular biology curriculum
. extensive teacher support
. the excitement of scientific discovery
. relevant curricula, tools and techniques
. the introduction of a wide range of career opportunities in science

Aligned with National and State Science Education Standards, the program supports the
goal of achieving scientific literacy. The program not only provides a thoroughly tested
and robust curriculum, but also provides a full suite of transportable, research-grade
equipment and supplies to allow teachers to conduct advanced and contemporary
activities within their high school classroom.

Dates:   August 19th, 20th, 21st 2010 (FULL)
         NEW DATES: August 23rd, 24th, 25th 2010

Cost Free

Clock hours will be available

Lunch and snacks provided each day

Location: Shoreline Community College
                      Rm 2930

Time*:  8:00-4:00 pm each day

Description:

. Learn and practice lab techniques in biotechnology

. Develop successful instructional strategies for teaching biotechnology

. Develop a collegial network for support for teaching biotechnology

. Labs include: Micropipette Practice, Restriction Analysis of Plasmids,
  Ligation of Restriction Fragments, Producing a Recombinant Plasmid,
  etc.

. Completion of the course allows participants to borrow biotechnology
  equipment and consumables.

Who should attend:
All biology teachers who want to incorporate biotechnology techniques in their curriculum are invited to this workshop.

* Please note this is a hands on lab course and time may go over.

Please contact: Adrienne Houck at ahouck@shoreline.edu to register for the program.
No application necessary. Spots are reserved on a first come, first served basis.

 

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