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Developing Biotechnology Labs to Complement Existing High School Biology Curricula

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Award date: 
Jan 8, 2013
Award amount: 
$5,630
Organization name: 
Woodlawn School
Principal Investigator: 
Fitzgerald, Adah W.
Grant program category: 
Education Support
Grant program name: 
Education Enhancement Grant
Region: 
Greater Charlotte

Students taking Woodlawn School biology courses will learn to perform DNA extraction, PCR, and gel electrophoresis to link the DNA of a suspect in a crime to DNA from a crime scene, and to evaluate evolutionary relationships between flowering plants on our school campus. These laboratory experiences will be facilitated by the purchase of equipment with grant funds.

Fiscal year: 
2013