• Scientific Discovery for the Classroom
  • Scientific Discovery for the Classroom
  • Scientific Discovery for the Classroom
  • Students in science lab
    Scientific Discovery for the Classroom
  • Scientific Discovery for the Classroom

What We Do

The Amgen Biotech Experience is an innovative science education program that provides teacher professional development, teaching materials, and research-grade equipment and supplies to secondary schools. The program features a hands-on molecular biology curriculum that introduces students to the excitement of scientific discovery. Each year, over 75,000 students and hundreds of science teachers participate and have the opportunity to explore the methods scientists use to create biotechnology medicines.

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ABE Stories

Some of the lab equipment my students use, I didn’t use till my third year at university! The kids absolutely love it!
Christine Martin
Cambridge, United Kingdom
May 8, 2017 | Media Coverage

Rebecca Lewis, director for the ABE Program Office, was featured as a guest blogger on EDC's Learning and Teaching Division website.

January 20, 2017 | Media Coverage

ABE teacher, Mr. Bill Heinen, and his biology classes had the opportunity to use state-of-the-art laboratory equipment/technology to experience first-hand the incredible power of science and technology.

student participation to date: 500,000+

 

Amgen map

See where ABE is currently supported by exploring the map of participating schools. Program sites and distribution centers provide teacher training, support, and kit loans in their local area.

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Find out how you can get involved with ABE and biotechnology education.

Bringing Biotech Into Classrooms Through Amgen Biotech Experience.

AmgenAmgen Biotech Experience is an international program funded by the Amgen Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)