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.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR TEACHERS

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.

2022 Research Experience for Undergrads (REU)

2022 Research Experience for Undergrads (REU)

This summer, we will be accepting three REU candidates who will work alongside an Iowa State University professor and their…
Biotech I and II miniPCR Update (July 2022)

Biotech I and II miniPCR Update (July 2022)

This one-day workshop will provide STEM teachers the opportunity to engage with the new miniPCR electrophoresis kit and thermal cycler. …
Biotech I and II miniPCR Update (June 2022)

Biotech I and II miniPCR Update (June 2022)

This one-day workshop will provide STEM teachers the opportunity to engage with the new miniPCR electrophoresis kit and thermal cycler. …
Innovative Practices Workshop:  Antimicrobial Resistance (summer)

Innovative Practices Workshop: Antimicrobial Resistance (summer)

Workshop Description The “Innovative Practices” workshop aims to reignite participants’ curiosity and empower teachers to become game-changers. Experiences provide direct…
Innovative Practices Workshop:  Woodchip Bioreactors (summer)

Innovative Practices Workshop: Woodchip Bioreactors (summer)

Workshop Description The “Innovative Practices” workshop aims to reignite participants’ curiosity and empower teachers to become game-changers. Experiences provide direct…
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