Tech Activity Development Team

Get a sneak peak of the Mobile eXploration Lab (MXLab) – the country’s largest, most advanced mobile STEM laboratory! MdBio is launching the MXLab for the 2017/2018 school year, and we want to give teachers across the state the first chance to see the lab in action and provide feedback on our activities for Maryland high schools.

Join us at one of five events across the state to get a sneak peek of the MXLab plus a hands-on teacher professional development activity for your classroom.

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Event Dates & Locations
  • March 1, 2017 | Cambridge-South Dorchester High School (Dorchester County)
  • March 28, 2017 | Marriotts Ridge High School (Howard County)
  • May 24, 2017 | Middletown HS (Frederick County). Can’t make the Western Maryland event? Come see us at the Western MD STEM festival on May 6 in Frostburg!
  • June 1, 2017  | Baltimore City College (Baltimore)
  • Date Coming Soon | Prince George’s County location TBD
Event Schedule

4:00 – 5:00 PM | Open House

Preview the MXLab and learn about science, technology, and engineering activities in development for the 2017/2018 school year. The open house will include a station that introduces a new physics and engineering activity using circuitry and robotics.

5:00 – 6:00 PM | Teacher Workshop

Take deeper dive into human genetics and sickle cell disease with MdBio’s Mystery of the Crooked Cell activity. MdBio’s educators will demonstrate the lab activity, and discuss how to implement this content in your classroom and align with NGSS standards. The first 25 teachers to register for each workshop will receive a kit with reagents and supplies to teach the lab in their classroom.