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Educational Outreach Student Programs are designed to provide elementary, middle and high school students

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Academic Level:
K-8 Students
High School Students

Investigative activities and problem-solving endeavors in fields such as biotechnology, bioengineering, nanotechnology and health sciences stimulate increased knowledge and skills in science, engineering, technology and math!

Participants will utilize sophisticated, state-of-the-art methods and equipment during problem-based activities. Techniques may include:
-Restriction Endonuclease Digestion
-PCR (polymerase chain reaction)/Gel electrophoresis/DNA fingerprinting
-Bacterial transformation
-Western blotting
-And other STEM-related activities!!

Participants will complete an independent collaborative investigation during the last two weeks of the program utilizing laboratory skills they have acquired.

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Texas Medical Branch

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
General Medical & Life Sciences

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Page last updated 1/21/2017
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