Middle School Biology

Middle School Biology

What you'll learn

In this 2-day biology course students will learn lab safety and proper use of equipment, Autoclave - sterilizing bacterial culture media, making of petri dishes with agar for bacterial culture and inoculating GFP plasmid for overnight growth. They will also be doing a GFP Plasmid miniprep, centrifuge bacterial cells, isolate and purify plasmid DNA. They will make and run agarose gel electrophoresis for confirmation of DNA isolation and view on trans-illuminator.

Course Includes

  • Day 1

    First hour lab safety and using equipment.  Autoclave- sterilizing bacterial culture media.  Making of petri dishes with agar for bacterial culture.  Inoculating GFP plasmid for overnight growth.

  • Day 2

    GFP Plasmid miniprep.  Centrifuge bacterial cells, isolate and purify plasmid DNA.  Make and run agarose gel electrophoresis for conformation of DNA isolation and view on UV-Vis tran-illuminator.

Classes Offered

Choose 1 option

Option 1

Saturday-Sunday

January 8-9, 2022

9:00am-12:00pm

Option 2

Saturday-Sunday

February 5-6, 2022

9:00am-12:00pm

Option 3

Saturday-Sunday

March 5-6, 2022

9:00am-12:00pm

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