Multimedia Zoom Into a Human Hand
This downloadable and online interactive allows learners to travel from the familiar scale of their hand down to DNA deep within a cell.
In this activity, learners extract a sample of DNA from split peas and put it in an Eppendorf tube to take home.
Biobarcodes: Antibodies and nanosensors
In this activity, learns explore antibodies and a nanomedical technology called Biobarcodes by assembling a jigsaw puzzle model.
Building with Biology - recommended videos
Educational videos introducing the topic of synthetic biology, CRISPR, and gene editing.
Editing Our Evolution: Rewriting the Human Genome forum
Building with Biology public forum where participants discuss the future of human genome editing and its societal implications.
Should We Edit the Genome? forum
Building with Biology public forum where participants discuss CRISPR technology used to precisely edit DNA, and if we should.
"Should We Engineer the Mosquito?" Forum
Building with Biology public forum where participants discuss whether the mosquito should be genetically engineered.
Building with Biology: Introduction to Synthetic Biology and Society Video
This 7 minute video is designed to help create conversations in museums among scientists and public audiences about the emerging field of synthetic biology and its societal implications.
Exploring Fabrication - Self-Assembly
In this activity, learners will play several full-body interactive games to model the process of self-assembly in nature and nanotechnology.