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Amgen Biotech Experience: Complete Series Teacher Workshop-June 2023

This five-day, summer workshop covers the Complete Series of the ABE curriculum, including an introduction to micropipettes and gel electrophoresis, plasmid digestion, plasmid ligation, confirmation of digestion and ligation via electrophoresis, bacterial transformation, colony PCR, and protein purification.

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Amgen Biotech Experience: Abridged Series Teacher Workshop

This two-day, weekend workshop for high school teachers covers the Abridged Series of the ABE curriculum, including an introduction to micropipettes and gel electrophoresis, plasmid digestion, confirmation of digestion via electrophoresis, and bacterial transformation.

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1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Solids, Liquids, and Gases Science Show

Explore the properties of the three states of matter—solids, liquids, and gasses—in this phase-changing, mind-bending science show! You’ll hear lots of “oohs” and “ahhs” as you witness dazzling experiments with liquid nitrogen, dry ice, and more!

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2022 Grand Finale

Join us for our annual celebration and launch into your New Year’s festivities! You bring the holiday cheer, and we’ll bring the magic of confetti cannons! With several daily launches, you’ll be showered with joy and laughter as you close 2022.

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Phenomenal Physics

Come explore the forces of physics—the basic principles that govern our physical world. Explore electricity and magnetism, optics and sound, even fluid dynamics. What will you discover about these forces as you experiment?

Dr. Nia Imara
6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

We Love the Light: A talk by astrophysicist and artist Nia Imara

Join our partner Justice Outside for a cosmic journey and a lecture by artist, astrophysicist, and professor of astronomy, Dr. Nia Imara. In We Love the Light, Imara will lead us on a dynamic, light-filled exploration of the universe. She will tell a story of how we live on a small, rocky planet orbiting an ordinary star, which is just one of the billions of stars flying around in the Milky Way—which, in turn, is one of the countless galaxies that have been speeding away from each other for the past 14 billion years. It is a story about how our relationship to the cosmos and to one another can be understood by standing at the unique vantage point at the crossroads of art and science. It is a story of how light is fundamental to life.