BioBuilder Education

Teaching and Learning Synthetic Biology

BioBuilder provides the only formal curriculum that connects current questions in the field with modular, hands-on investigations that anyone can learn

What is synthetic biology?
There are many definitions, applications, and interested stakeholders. For a quick introduction, watch this short video that was produced for “Building With Biology,” a partnership funded by the National Science Foundation to BioBuilder and Boston’s Museum of Science. Then dive into the curricular offerings from BioBuilder!


For Teachers

Find detailed activities and guidance on BioBuilder’s curriculum ⎯ designed for teachers to engage students as problem solvers in areas of emerging science


For Students

Explore ways you can use biology to solve today’s most pressing problems and bring your ideas to life


BioBuilder Junior

An engaging opportunity for middle school students to participate in hands-on bioengineering projects that will inspire ongoing interest in STEM