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Biotechnology Outreach Education Center

The BOEC at Iowa State University develops STEM programming for K-12 teachers and students while supporting vital researcher-teacher partnerships.

Engage students

Classroom Resources

Are you looking for investigation ideas and activities? Check out our ever-expanding selection of curriculum materials designed to help connect K-12 students with research projects happening at Iowa State University.


Six week program with ISU researcher

Spend six amazing weeks with a researcher at Iowa State University and learn how to translate it into classroom experiences.

Upcoming Events

Check out all the great upcoming events and learning opportunities the Office of Biotechnology has to offer.

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program provides opportunities for future STEM teachers to engage in a research project in…
Research Experience for Teachers

Research Experience for Teachers

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) provides middle and high school teachers with research experiences and ongoing relationships with career scientists,…