• Science
  • Grades 6-8

Educator Resources

Access guides created by educators, for educators, and find:


Background information about the lab


Additional classroom activities to extend the learning


Wisconsin Standards for Science (WSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) alignment

Guides & Resources

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Educator Guide

Nervous System Engineers: Superpowered By Stem Cells

The Stem Cell Bioprocessing and Regenerative Biomaterials Lab bioengineers neural tissue to study the nervous system. 🧠 Brains, spines, nerves, oh my!

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Educator Guide

Cancer Detectives: Superpowered by Laser Microscopes

The Optical Microscopy in Medicine Lab uses high-powered laser microscopes ⚡🔬 to research cancer cell growth!

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Educator Guide

Antibiotic Hunters: Superpowered by Students

The Tiny Earth Network discovers new antibiotics 🦠 through the soil; and students do the hunting!