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 studies how viruses multiply, 🔬 in hopes of finding new ways to control them!
Superpowered by Computers
The Solís-Lemus Lab uses math and computers 🖥️ to interpret huge amounts of data from biological experiments! 🌱
Nervous System Engineers
Superpowered by Stem Cells
The Ashton Group makes nervous system tissue 🧠 to find treatments for nervous system diseases and injuries.
Superpowered by Laser Microscopes
The Skala Lab uses high-powered laser microscopes ⚡️ to research cancer cells and test new treatments.
Superpowered by Students
The Tiny Earth Network searches for antibiotics 🦠 in the soil so that we will have new defenses against bacterial infections that make us sick.