Middle School



Size Exclusion Chromatography Kit

Size Exclusion Chromatography Kit

Recent changes in teaching standards have reshaped middle school science instruction. Both the Common Core Standards and Next-Generation Science Standards (NGSS) place increased emphasis on understanding scientific methodology combined with reasoning, interpretation of findings, and drawing conclusions. The NGSS particularly emphasizes combining scientific and engineering principles and methods to develop useful knowledge across the scientific disciplines while simultaneously teaching core concepts. The Biotechnology Explorer™ program provides middle-school students with real-world science skills: the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.

Related Kits for Middle School

Microbes and Health Kit
Teach students about bacterial metabolism, cellular chemistry, and the role of bacteria in disease and food microbiology. Follow Koch's postulates by isolating bacteria from yogurt.

Size Exclusion Chromatography Kit
Give students hands-on experience with column chromatography, a common method for biopharmaceutical protein separation. Demonstrate the principles of size exclusion chromatography.

ELISA Immuno Explorer™ Kit
Explore applied immunology by guiding students in the detection of an antibody or antigen in a sample using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).

DNA Model Kit
Easily build a biologically accurate DNA model by attaching the foam nucleotide bases, assembling the DNA strands, and then twisting them into the familiar double helix.

Genes in a Bottle™ Kit
Guide students in using a real-world laboratory procedure to extract genomic DNA from their own cheek cells, then precipitate and bottle it in a necklace amulet — a cool keepsake!

IDEA Electrophoresis Kit
Teach the skills required for agarose gel electrophoresis using food dye to illustrate how molecules move through a molecular sieve in an exercise with real-world relevance.

STEM Electrophoresis Kit
Build a horizontal gel electrophoresis chamber and show how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are integrated in developing tools to solve problems.

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