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Handwashing Laboratory Activities: Fingerprint TechniqueAdd to list Details
In this lab (Activity #1 on page), learners compare bacteria growth on two petri dishes containing nutrient agar: one that has been touched by a finger washed only with water and one that has been tou
Genetics the Easy WayAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners make critters out of recyclables and apply the rules of mathematics to solve genetics problems.
Biotech in a BagAdd to list Details
In a series of three experiments, learners explore the basics of biotechnology using self-locking plastic baggies. Each experiment demonstrates a phenomenon or principle of biotechnology.
Measure Your Ability to SeeAdd to list Details
In this exercise (Activity #2 on page), learners test their distance vision to evaluate their overall eyesight.
Designer SeedsAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will examine a variety of seeds, describe them, and determine how they are dispersed.
Biological Succession in a MicroecosystemAdd to list Details
This laboratory activity helps learners understand the concept of biological succession by simulating the process in a microenvironment with various protozoans.
How Our Environment Affects Color VisionAdd to list Details
In this lab (Activity #1 on page), learners explore how we see color.
Digestive System: A Kinesthetic LessonAdd to list Details
In this simulation, learners act out each digestive function of the organs, tissues, and cells in the digestive tract.
Investigating the Uses of Backyard BacteriaAdd to list Details
The purpose of this lab is to recognize that the answers to some of society's industrial challenges may lie right in our own backyards.
Food Forensics: A Case of Mistaken IdentityAdd to list Details
This lesson is designed to serve as an introduction to the immune system. It can stand alone or it can lead into further studies of the immune system.