Biotechnology and Genetics

Grade Level(s): 6-12

Date(s): March 13, 2023

Location: Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759

Cost: $85 ($65 for WRESA members)

Description: What better time to capitalize on what is happening in the world to bring science to life? Participants will learn how to help students better understand current events through lessons that explore biotechnology, genetics, and microbiology. Engage in hands-on activities that include PCR, gel electrophoresis, and pipetting practices that directly translate to STEM careers. Enhance your genetics content with kinesthetic lessons that help students construct a deeper understanding of abstract genetic concepts.

If you have questions about the workshop, contact Michelle Benigno (828-206-3014 / If you have questions about registration, contact LaDonna Sluder at WRESA ( Contact hours: 5 Register at

Contact(s): Michelle Benigno (828-206-3014/

Application Deadline: March 1, 2023