Student Interactives

NGSS and CTE Curriculum

Let students follow their own interests in biotechnology with these self-guided interactives. Students will explore real-world examples of biotech revolutionizing the field of medicine and improving lives globally.

Classroom Instruction | Student Modules

Investigate Biotech Breakthroughs in Your World

Get an up-close look at the ways biotech is redefining the science of medicine and health. These interactive modules transport students to immersive virtual environments to join in the experiment.
Student Interactive
Biomed | Unit 1

Antigen Attack

Pre-class Prep
Interactive Lab
Take a voyage inside the body and navigate your way around germs to learn how cells defend against invading pathogens.
Student Interactive
Biomed | Unit 2

From DNA to Protein

Pre-class Prep
Interactive Lab
See how our DNA sequences determine the proteins that make us who we are using hemoglobin as an example.
Student Interactive
Biomed | Unit 3

Blood Glucose

Pre-class Prep
Interactive Lab
Step into a virtual lab and take part in an experiment to determine if a patient is healthy based on blood glucose levels.
Student Interactive
Biomed | Unit 4

How We Age

Pre-class Prep
Interactive Lab
Discover how aging happens at the cellular level and how this connects to environmental factors of aging and even anti-aging treatments.
Student Interactive
Biomed | Unit 5

Bacteria Culture

Pre-class Prep
Interactive Lab
Magnify the tiny world of microorganisms in the virtual lab by culturing samples taken from the surfaces of common items.
Student Interactive
Biomed | Unit 6

Cellular Energetics

Pre-class Prep
Interactive Lab
Tap into the cellular energy that powers all living things by comparing the cellular respiration of organisms in your environment.
Student Interactive
Biomed | Unit 7

Bacteria Transformation

Pre-class Prep
Interactive Lab
Conduct a simple experiment to transfer a gene which allows jellyfish to glow fluorescent green into bacteria cells.
Student Interactive
Biomed | Unit 8

Conservation Genetics

Pre-class Prep
Interactive Lab
Extract and analyze DNA samples from different species to solve a mystery of your choosing.
Biotech is revolutionizing every aspect of life, from advances in medical diagnostics and drug development to improvements in agricultural and food products.