• Science
  • Grades 6-8

Educator Resources

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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

Student using cardboard microscope

Educator Engagement Guide

Optical Microscopy in Medicine Lab

The Optical Microscopy Medicine lab is a member lab of the Morgridge Institute for Research and housed in the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery in Madison, WI. The lab specializes in using photonics-based technologies to develop new methods to understand and combat cancer.

Scientist inspecting mixture

Educator Engagement Guide

Tiny Earth Lab

Tiny Earth is a network of instructors and students focused on student-sourced antibiotic discovery from the soil. The mission of the program is to inspire students to pursue careers in science through lab and field research, and to address a worldwide health threat: the diminishing supply of effective antibiotics.