About Meet the Lab
Meet the Lab
- Tag: Science
- Tag: Grades 6-8
Meet the Lab is a collection of educational resources made for middle school science classrooms. The collection connects learners to relevant real-world issues, cutting-edge research, and the human element: people working together to research, innovate, and solve problems using science. Visit the Educator Resources page for a guide to each lab, with standards supported, guiding questions, and more.
Make connections between lab research and why it matters in real life.
Identify the scientific practices researchers use and apply these same practices to classroom experiments.
Identify strengths in science, and relate to people in science careers.
Superpowered by Electron Microscopy
The John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology is on the case to observe 🔎 how viruses multiply, in hopes of finding new ways to stop them in their tracks!
Superpowered by Computers
The Solís-Lemus Lab teams up with biologists to make computer 🖥️ models that can help make sense of mind-boggling amounts of data to better understand living things! 🌱
Nervous System Engineers
Superpowered by Stem Cells
The Ashton Group bioengineers neural tissue to study the nervous system. 🧠 Brains, spines, nerves, oh my!
Superpowered by Laser Microscopes
The Skala Lab uses high-powered laser microscopes ⚡️ 🔬 to research cancer cell growth!
Superpowered by Students
The Tiny Earth Network discovers new antibiotics 🦠 through the soil; and students do the hunting!