Education to inspire the next generation of scientists
Launching a lifetime love of science
Surrounded by some of the most innovative researchers in the world, children of all ages develop and enhance their enthusiasm for science just by being at the Buck. Our educational programs are carefully designed to offer stimulating and fun content for every age group and to leave students with a better and deeper understanding of biology and life sciences. At the Buck, we take our educational mission seriously and are committed to being an important resource for students and teachers in our community. We invite you to explore our available programs.
Model organism observations to identify structure and function of model organisms studied at the Buck Institute
DNA extraction to learn about DNA and genetics. Carbon Dioxide and Yeast exploration to learn about cellular respiration and the carbon cycle. Please inquire with specific requests on your field trip request form.
Stem cell simulation to learn about cell differentiation. Fruit fly aging experiment to develop skills with designing experiments. It is possible to design more specialized biology activities to align with classroom topics. Please inquire with specific requests on your field trip request form.
FIELD TRIP AND ONLINE CLASS SIGN UP
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and concerns about the delta variant, the Buck is not currently hosting field trips. Please enter your class information to get updated when we are once again able to host students on our campus. We can't wait to see you here!