Biotechnology Equipment

โš  We now have a Middle School specific and a High School specific Kit - start by checking out the contents so you know what to expect!

โš  All questions about equipment should be directed to Marilyn Hodges at the PSD Warehouse.

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How do I make a reservation?

STEP โถ Ordering Pipettes, Tips, Gel Boxes & Casting Trays from PSD Warehouse

1. Review the kit contents so you know what you are going to receive | Middle School Kit Contents | High School Kit Contents

2. Go to > Staff > Library Search (direct link to Library search)

3. Click the log in icon on the right- use PSD username (not full email) and password

4. Change first drop down menu to Curriculum/FOSS Resources

5. Search for either

๐Ÿ“ Middle School Biotechnology Kit (doesn't include as many consumable used in genetic engineering experiments)

๐Ÿ“ High School Biotechnology Kit

6. Select โ€œbook resourceโ€

7. Select your dates with the date picker. Sub-scripted numbers below the date tell you the number of KITS available. First date you pick = delivery date.

8. Click "book item" once you selected your dates (make back to back reservations if you want more than 10 days)

STEP โท Ordering Reagents, Solutions & Enzymes

Use this teacher lab prep manual to help you order the materials you need! โžฅ

๐Ÿ“Œ We have limited consumable supplies (pipette tips, agar, microfuge tubes, etc.) available in the boxes shipped from the PSD Warehouse.

๐Ÿ“Œ Reagents such as plasmids, DNA, bacteria, and enzymes are NOT INCLUDED and must be ordered by individual schools. Check out the complete High School or Middle school kit contents lists.

๐Ÿ“ŒYou can order reagents for FREE from New England BioLabs Course Support & Reagent Donation program.

Amgen Biotech Larimer Campus Teacher prep manual

NOTE: If you are planning to do the transformation experiment we suggest purchasing this pGLO kit from BioRad.

STEP โธ Ordering Petri Dishes for Transformation Lab (optional)

๐Ÿ“Œ Order any plates you would like from Deryl Keney at CSU by emailing her at

๐Ÿ“Œ Typically, the cost for all three plates is $1.00 per lab group.

๐Ÿ“Œ Concentration of ampicillin and arabinose in the LB plates: 100.0 ยตg/ml ampicillin | 5.0 mg/ml arabinose

๐Ÿ“Œ Expect a 3 day turnaround time when ordering plates!

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