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Resources and Teaching Tools

To our prospective clients - UW Biotechnology Center staff are currently working at home until further notice per University guidelines regarding COVID-19. We ask that you refrain from sending or dropping off samples until further notice. We apologize for the delay in service.
To our current clients - Thank you for your patience as we work to complete your projects. Expect delays of 2 or more weeks as we follow 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