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Building with Biology Summative Evaluation Reports (2018)

The Multi-Site Public Engagement with Science - Synthetic Biology (MSPES) project, publicly referred to as Building with Biology, was a three year project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that promoted public engagement with science (PES) - a model...

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Building with Biology - Synthetic Biology

Building with Biology - recommended videos

This set of recommended videos created from different sources may be helpful to use for training videos and to provide visitors introductions to synthetic biology, gene editing, and CRISPR.

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Building with Biology - Synthetic Biology
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Building with Biology kit

Editing Our Evolution: Rewriting the Human Genome forum

As gene editing techniques become more refined, the possibility of editing the human genome is moving from science fiction to reality. In this forum, participants have a chance to discuss the future of human genome editing and important concerns for...

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Building with Biology - Synthetic Biology
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Building with Biology kit

Online Workshop: Findings from Data Collection about Building with Biology Events

In 2016, 200 Building with Biology kits were distributed to museums and informal science education organizations around the country. Kit recipients hosted events with hands-on activities and forum programs that fostered public engagement with science about synthetic biology. This online...

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Building with Biology - Synthetic Biology
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Building with Biology kit

Online Workshop: Evaluating Building with Biology Forums

This online worksohp will prepare participants to collect evaluation data from participants of the Building with Biology forums call Should We Engineer the Mosquito? and Editing the Genome: Now We Can. Should We? All sites receiving a forum stipend must participate...

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Building with Biology - Synthetic Biology
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Building with Biology kit

Online Workshop: What's in Your Building with Biology Kit

On your mark, get set, explore your new Building with Biology 2016 kit! Join us as we walk you through your new public engagement kit filled with hands-on activities, a public forum, and educational and professional development resources about synthetic...

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Building with Biology - Synthetic Biology
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Building with Biology kit

Building with Biology: Introduction to Synthetic Biology and Society Video

This 7-minute video was developed as part of the Building with Biology project and is designed to help create conversations in museums among scientists and public audiences about the emerging field of synthetic biology and its societal implications.

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Building with Biology - Synthetic Biology
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Building with Biology kit

Changing Our Relationship With Science video

This film asks scientists from Harvard, Princeton and Duke University to imagine the future of science and technology and the scientific enterprise as a whole. We wanted to know where they thought the world was headed. Not in three, or...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

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