ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students at Watkins Mill High School will climb aboard Maryland’s only mobile bioscience lab for high school students next Wednesday, October 22. MdBioLab, a 45-foot custom-built mobile bioscience laboratory, visits schools across Maryland to enable students to explore the life sciences through captivating experiments ranging from crime scene forensics to the diagnosis of diseases. The lab is operated by the MdBio Foundation and has provided “hands on” STEM education to more that 110,000 Maryland middle and high school students for the past 11 years.
Joining students will be State Senator Nancy J. King (Montgomery County) and La Tara Harris, AT&T’s regional director of external affairs. Senator King and AT&T are longtime supports of stronger bioscience education in Maryland.
|Watkins Mill students|
|State Senator Nancy J. King (Montgomery County)|
|La Tara Harris, AT&T’s Regional Director of External Affairs|
|Watkins Mill students conduct captivating, hands-on STEM experiments in Maryland’s only mobile bioscience lab for high school students|
|Wednesday, October 22, 2014|
|Watkins Mill High School|
|10301 Apple Ridge Rd|
|Gaithersburg, MD 20879|
About MdBio Foundation
MdBio Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides innovative, effective, and experiential STEM education opportunities with a focus on bioscience. The Foundation’s interdisciplinary approach uses science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to explore real-world, problem-centric curriculum that bridges school, community, health, and business.
MdBio Foundation’s flagship education program MdBioLab, a mobile laboratory for high schools, has provided quality educational experiences to more than 110,000 students throughout the state of Maryland since its launch in 2003. The Foundation also operates other celebrated STEM education programs such as the Young Science Explorers Program for middle school students, The Maryland BioGENEius Award and ATLAS: Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders + STEM college and career symposia. Click here to visit our website.