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The ABE blog covers biotech and biotech-education news and trends in and beyond the ABE community. Topical posts often include student activities. 

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A Sliver of Science Can Spark a Career

December 29, 2021

“What a great experience for students to see all the different careers that are possible when working in a scientific career. Whether their interests…

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ABE Program Sites Scale for Spread

December 19, 2021

In this monthly feature, the ABE Program Office highlights strategies different sites are using to scale for depth, spread, shift, and…

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Language in STEM and Science Classrooms

December 19, 2021

One way to broaden participation in STEM at the classroom level is to focus more intentionally on the variety of ways language is used with…

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ABE Program Sites Scale for Depth

November 20, 2021

In this new blog series, the Program Office will highlight strategies different program sites are using to scale for depth, spread, shift,…

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Creating Safe Spaces for Science Through ABE Kentucky

November 20, 2021

For 12 years as a health teacher, Diane Courington had a core goal for all her classes: to create a safe space for everyone. This drive was…

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Broadening Participation Through the Practical Application of CRP

October 16, 2021

How can educators implement culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy (CRP), a research- and evidence-based approach that values the rich…

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A Biotech Business with an Eye Toward the Future

October 12, 2021

When their paths crossed as high school students, Leila Daneshmandi and Armin Tahmasbi Rad never imagined they would create a company…

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Taking Biotech to a Whole New Level with Data Analytics

September 27, 2021

This story is part of an ABE series on data science in biotechnology. Read the overview story and then a profile of Marvin Gee. "When one door is…

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