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Advanced Higher Biology Trip – Strathclyde University

The Advanced Higher Biology department were invited to attend a PCR and Gel electrophoresis workshop at Strathclyde University on Thursday the 24th of August. 

This was a great opportunity for the students to access university laboratories, develop cutting edge laboratory techniques and aided in their understanding of the Advanced Higher course. 

The students thoroughly enjoyed the experience, especially getting to participate in practical investigation to sequence DNA.

 

Scotlands Heroes
Recently Biology pupils were engaged in researching a famous Scottish Hero - John Boyd Orr as part of a whole school project on 'Scotlands Heroes'.

Pupils worked in groups to research and then present their findings on the contributions that this famous person made to health and wellbeing in Scotland.