June 18 - 20, 2019

Round Lake Senior High School

Facilitator: Suzanne Fetherling, Hoffman Estates High School

Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Location: Round Lake Senior High School, 800 High School Drive, Round Lake, IL 60073

This workshop is an opportunity for teachers to explore a variety of NGSS-alignedhands-on labs selected to introduce and reinforce basic life science concepts in their classroom. Participants will learn how to incorporate 21st-century lab skills & practices including pipetting, culturing bacteria, and DNA gel electrophoresis into their curriculum in a meaningful way. 

Activities include:

  • Pipetting Practice
  • Candy Dye Gel Electrophoresis
  • Antibiotic Resistance Investigation
  • Gel Electrophoresis
  • Zombie Apocalypse: using ELISA to trace an epidemic to its source
  • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration with Algae Beads

Teachers are trained in multiple lab activities and earn access to free lab materials and loaner equipment through the Baxter Box program.

Participants earn 18 CPDUs.