8:00am - 7:00pm EDT July 15

Location: Alma College

CORE Option 2:  Ambitious Science Teaching (AST) and the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM).

The first week is a workshop centered around AST framework and supporting teachers in making curricular and NGSS-related connections to phenomena-based teaching.

The second week takes teachers through a hands-on experience featuring synthetic biology to reprogram living systems and solve real world problems (iGEM).