Ag Biotech Academy 2017: 2 days, 29 teachers, and lots of lively learning! This Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored workshop took place at the Global Impact STEM Academy in July, with two activity tracks. AgBiotech 101, …
Learning and using gel electrophoresis in class
After attending last summer’s Ag Biotech Academy workshop, Catherine Ledford-Jones used the gel electrophoresis lesson with her biology class at Dixie High School. The workshop provided an opportunity to go through the lab in order to be familiar with using it in her classroom. Ledford-Jones plans to design a procedure to do the lab activity with multiple class periods, and she noted that alternating weeks would be helpful for teachers with limited supplies.
Ledford-Jones commented, “I loved the workshop and I look forward to attending others. I would definitely recommend it to other educators.”