First Lab in a Box has shipped!
miniPCRTM Lab in a Box - a new resource from Genes in Space
Last month Genes in Space announced a new resource, miniPCRTM Lab in a Box a free equipment loan program for US educators. Today the first kit is being shipped and soon students across the country will get their hands on the same equipment being used on the International Space Station.
Bon voyage Lab in a Box!
This program is made possible by the generous contributions of Genes in Space partners and sponsors.
The miniPCRTM Lab in a Box program allows educators to request a 2 week loan of a miniPCRTM equipment kit to teach DNA analysis in their classroom. The kit will include:
- 4 DNA Discovery SystemsTM (miniPCRTM machine,
system, and micropipette (2-20 μL)
- 2 micropipettes for instructor use (20-200 μL and 1-10 μL)
- miniPCR Genes in Space food safety Learning Lab reagents,
consumables, and lesson plan (ideal for up to 64 students)
- Live support for
you and your students from the miniPCR team via Genes In Space chat
More information can be found here. The request form is currently closed, but will re-open on November 1st for loan requests starting April 1st or later.