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Resources and Teaching Tools

We are open for business! We are happy to be back. During Phase 1, we will be operating at reduced capacity. We will make every effort to keep turnaround times short as we understand there are many projects that have been waiting. We appreciate your patience and business. The UW Biotechnology Center is following University guidelines regarding COVID-19.

BioTrek is currently closed:

Please click on  the document, "Bio-Trek At Home Activities" for a list of activities that you can try at home!

BioTrek "At Home" Activities

The Theme: In the first minute, if not the first moment, put something intriguing in the hands of the learners or something puzzling in their minds.

Our Goal: Sophisticated ideas elegantly presented with simple materials.

BioTrek Teaching Tools: Activities and analogies, paradoxes and puzzles that invite learners to explore and test ideas through experiments.

Here is a list of the many different activities we offer. Click on the names to get the printable copy:

BioTrek Archives

The BioTrek archives include previous articles about BioTrek in the news, as well as essays, presentations, and former team members.

Click for BioTrek Archive Page