Curriculum & Resources

The Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) offers lab-based, classroom-based (non-lab), and Web-based investigations in biotechnology, and provides professional learning opportunities and resources to support teachers and students in the use of ABE materials.

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Resources for Educators

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New Arrivals

Check out ABE’s latest resources and materials!

ABE students doing a lab

Lab-based Investigations

Learn more about these labs designed to introduce students to biotech techniques and concepts through recombinant DNA technology.

Students in a classroom

Classroom-based Investigations

Find hands-on activities for students to explore biology and biotechnology content in the classroom.

Teachers at a PDI

Professional Learning & Upcoming Events

Professional learning resources and events on ABE and STEM topics for teachers.

Scientists working

Career Connections

Hear from scientific professionals who share how they became interested in science and describe their different paths to biotech.

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Teacher-Developed Materials

Explore biology and biotechnology curricula and resources developed by ABE Master Teacher Fellows (MTFs).

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Resources for Students


LabXchange is a free platform for students to explore the world of biotechnology with virtual labs, videos, narratives from scientists and more.


ABE Student Videos

A collection of videos highlighting careers and topics related to biotechnology.




An opportunity for undergraduates to conduct hands-on research in the lab alongside top faculty, participate in seminars and networking events, and take part in symposia with peers and leading scientists.

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Khan Academy produces short lessons in the form of videos, including numerous videos that supplement the ABE labs.

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