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Who Is Baby Whale’s Father? DNA Fingerprinting Solves the
Sponsoring Company: MiniOne Systems
Los Angeles Convention Center - 409B
Develop an understanding of gel electrophoresis and
environmental science principles while helping a whale calf identify which whale
is her father.
Takeaways: 1. Learn how the MiniOne Electrophoresis System has made teaching DNA separation labs more teacher and student friendly; 2. See how you can affordably teach genetics labs that allow students to take ownership of every step from prep to analysis; and 3. Learn how hands-on labs can inspire students with real-world inquiry-based science.
Callen Hyland (Embi Tec: San Diego, CA)
BIOZONE Showcases Latest Titles: Print and
Sponsoring Company: BIOZONE International Ltd.
Los Angeles Convention Center - 406B
Hear about our superb new resources to support AP
Biology, AP Environmental science, plus NGSS programs for biology,
chemistry, physics, and Earth and space sciences.
Takeaways: 1. Discover how the new titles have been structured to follow the latest CEDs; 2. Inquiry, case studies, and data analysis are used to develop enduring understanding of key concepts; and 3. Personal Progress Checks prepare students for the AP exam.
Scott Schultz (BIOZONE Corp.: Parker, CO)
Beyond Labz: Realistic Virtual Labs That Bridge the Gap
Between Real Labs and Scientific Inquiry
Sponsoring Company: Beyond Labz
Los Angeles Convention Center - 407
Built on a platform developed over 20 years, Beyond Labz
creates an open-ended environment providing students the opportunity to
experiment, practice, fail, discover, and learn.
Takeaways: 1. Beyond Labz simplifies and reduces the cost and expertise needed to provide crucial laboratory experiences and practice for secondary and higher ed students; 2. Attendees will learn how the labs are used for pre- and post-lab experiences, credit recovery and lab make-up, student engagement in class, and meeting NGSS standards; and 3. Basic onboarding and startup instructions will be provided for drop-in solutions, and instructions for using some of the more sophisticated features will also be described.
Brian Woodfield (Brigham Young University: Provo, UT)
You 👏🏻 Better 👏🏻 Work 👏🏻—From Modeling
Sponsoring Company: Savvas Learning Co.
Los Angeles Convention Center - 153A/B
From concrete to abstract—encourage students to revise
working models to become “supermodels.” Join us for a hands-on activity and
leave with tools for your grade level.
Takeaways: 1. Gaining a better understanding of various types of models; 2. Using models to create an inclusive environment; and 3. Improving models as a means to authentically assess.
Julia Cook (Savvas Learning Co.: Paramus, NJ), Ruperto Gloria (Savvas Learning Co.: Paramus, NJ)