⚠ 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!
⚠ All questions about equipment should be directed to Marilyn Hodges at the PSD Warehouse.
Review Equipment Lists
How do I make a reservation?
STEP ❶ Ordering Pipettes, Tips, Gel Boxes & Casting Trays from PSD Warehouse
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
📍 Middle School Biotechnology Kit (doesn't include as many consumable used in genetic engineering experiments)
6. Select “book resource”
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 ❷ Ordering Reagents, Solutions & Enzymes
Use this teacher lab prep manual to help you order the materials you need! ➥
📌 We have limited consumable supplies (pipette tips, agar, microfuge tubes, etc.) available in the boxes shipped from the PSD Warehouse.
📌You can order reagents for FREE from New England BioLabs Course Support & Reagent Donation program.
STEP ❸ Ordering Petri Dishes for Transformation Lab (optional)
📌 Order any plates you would like from Deryl Keney at CSU by emailing her at Deryl.Keney@colostate.edu.
📌 Typically, the cost for all three plates is $1.00 per lab group.
📌 Concentration of ampicillin and arabinose in the LB plates: 100.0 µg/ml ampicillin | 5.0 mg/ml arabinose
📌 Expect a 3 day turnaround time when ordering plates!
Lab Overview Videos
- ABE Intro video
- Lab 1 video: How to Use a Micropipette
- Lab 2 video: Preparing to Clone the rfp Gene: Digesting the pKAN-R and pARA
- Lab 3 video: Building the pARA-R Plasmid
- Lab 4 video: Verification of Restriction and Ligation Using Gel Electrophoresis
- Lab 5 video: Transforming Bacteria with the Ligation Products
- Lab 6 video: Purifying the Fluorescent Protein
- PCR lab video