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Can your students help save the dwindling Giant Panda population? The Giant Panda Problem Kit will provide your students with a structured, guided, or open-inquiry investigation (based on your preference) that will allow them to assume the role of a conservation scientist. They will use the same cutting edge combination of endocrinology and immunology that scientists use to explore the causes of panda fertility issues.  Inspire curiosity in your students with this giveaway from Bio-Rad!

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  • Rules
Ten (10) lucky educators will win their choice of a Giant Panda Problem Kit for AP Biology - A ThINQ!TM Investigation or other biology education kit of equal or lesser value. The Giant Panda Problem Kit is the ultimate way to help your students understand physiological systems by combining immunological responses, reproductive endocrinology, ecological/environmental implications, and the unique properties of antibodies that have revolutionized medicine. As a ThINQ! Investigation, the kit is designed to enable students to think through scientific discovery.
  • Aligns with AP Biology Big Ideas 2 and 4
  • Enables both qualitative and quantitative measurements of reactions
  • Integrates multiple core content areas with life science research techniques
With this kit, students are able to
  • Experience a genuine antibody ELISA (Investigation 1)
  • Design and execute a hormone detection ELISA (Investigation 2)
(Giant Panda Problem Kit for AP Biology prize valued at $138.)
One (1) lucky educator will win this grand prize (approximate value $844)
  • Giant Panda Problem Kit for AP Biology - A ThINQ!TM The kit comes with all the necessary biological and chemical materials as well as plastic consumables required to perform the hands-on lab activities associated with the curriculum for 8 workstations (2-4 students/workstation)
  • 50 µl fixed volume pipet classroom set (8) and a package of pipet tips
  • Classroom set of lab notebooks (32)
All winners will receive personal phone or email consultation with a Bio-Rad Curriculum Training Specialist for questions and curriculum planning ideas.
No purchase necessary. Making a purchase will not increase your chances of winning.The promotion is open only to legal residents of the United States who at the time of entry are a) eighteen (18) years of age or older and b) currently employed full- or part-time as an educator by an accredited public or private K-12 school, community college, college, university or vocational center in the United States. WeAreTeachers is the official administrator of this program and Bio-Rad is the Sponsor. Employees of WeAreTeachers or the Sponsor and their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, agents, advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate families and household members (parent, spouse, child or sibling) of each are not eligible to participate. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Entry Rules and Agreements
  1. All entries must be submitted using the online form by 11:59 p.m. on 12/10/17, Central Time.
  2. Entrants must follow the entry instructions. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programming or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified.
  3. All entrants must be legal residents of the United States of America with a current U.S. address for prize fulfillment. Entries received from VT, CT, and MA will not be considered for the prize drawing. Prizes that require shipment will not be shipped internationally.
  4. Each entrant may only submit one completed form.
  5. If you are a government employee, you agree that participation in this giveaway along with the incentive is acceptable under your local regulations and employer policies.
  6. Entrants must not be a healthcare provider or work for a hospital or academic institution in VT, CT, or MA.
Winner Selection Rules and Agreements
    1. Winners will be selected by random drawing and announced on the WeAreTeachers website by 12/17/2017.
    2. All published prizes from the Sponsor are fulfilled by the Sponsor and are the sole responsibility of the Sponsor. The Sponsor is responsible for contacting winners and fulfilling all other related prizes directly to the winners.
    3. WeAreTeachers and its Sponsors make every attempt to fulfill prizes. Prizes unclaimed after 60 days are not awarded.
    4. Any depiction of prizes is for illustrative purposes only. All prizes are awarded as-is and without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied. Winners are responsible for all taxes on prizes received.
    5. Prizing: Ten (10) lucky educators will win a Giant Panda Problem Kit for AP Biology Includes the following for 8 workstations (2–4 students/workstation): One (1) Antigen (chicken γ-globulin) *Convenient lyophilized reagents; One (1) Primary antibody (rabbit anti-chicken polyclonal antibody)* ; One (1) Secondary antibody (goat anti-rabbit antibody, conjugated to horseradish peroxidase, or HRP)*; One (1) HRP enzyme substrate (TMB), 25 ml; One (1) 10x PBS, 100 ml; One (1) 10% Tween 20, 5 ml; 80 Disposable plastic transfer pipets; Three (3) Microplates with 12-well strips (8 rows of 12 wells); 60 Yellow micro test tubes, 2.0 ml; 85 Colored micro test tubes, 2.0 ml; One (1) Curriculum, including Teacher's Guide, Student Manual, graphic Quick Guide, and Teacher Answer Guide - Giant Panda Problem Kit for AP Biology prize valued at $138 One (1) lucky Grand Prize winner will win a Giant Panda Problem Kit for AP Biology (see description above) + 50µl Fixed Volume Pipet Classroom Set (Pkg of 8, color-coded blue micropipet, accommodates standard pipet tips) and a pack of pipet tips + Classroom set of lab notebooks (Pkg of 32, laboratory notebooks, 200 pages each, ISBN 978-0-9832396-2-8). Grand prize package valued at $844.20 All 11 winners will receive personal phone or email consultation with a Bio-Rad Curriculum Training Specialist for questions and curriculum planning ideas.
    6. Only the number of prizes stated in the Rules is available to be won. All prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries is received
    7. Product prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor's sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted.
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  5. WeAreTeachers and the Sponsor retain the discretion to make all decisions regarding the interpretation and application of these rules. All decisions are final and discretionary. The laws of the State of Connecticut shall govern this Promotion. The courts of Connecticut shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these Rules and/or this Promotion. All participants and winners agree, by their participation in the Promotion, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Connecticut. Prizes may be considered income, and any and all taxes associated with prizes are the responsibility of the winners.
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Congratulations to Our Winners

Grand Prize Winner
Emily Larson, WA

Runner-Up Winners
Martha Reasoner, KY
Athena Waddell, KY
Tammy Muschweck, OH
Tim Ross, OH
Jaime Leal, TX
Lucas McCall, WV
Petrina Haag, ND
Lisa Maione, NJ
Theresa Sundstrom, LA
Margaret Olney, WA