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Macromolecule Mystery Lab

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High School Experiment:
Students learn about the three food based macromolecules by testing for triglycerides, glucose, starch, and proteins. More...

Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty
High School

Cellular Respiration in Yeast

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High School Experiment:
Students test how sugar concentration influences the rate of anaerobic respiration in yeast while learning about metabolism. More...

Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty
High School

Owl Pellets

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High School Experiment:
Owl pellets can be used to teach a part of the natural food chain. They can also be used to teach skeletal structure of rodents. Owl pellets are compact undigested parts which the owl eats. The owl regurgitates these compact pellets which contain fur, bones, etc. of small rodents. Dry pellets will not smell or be unpleasant for students to handle. More...

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High School

Onion Root Tip Lab

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High School Experiment:
Students draw plant cells in their different phases of the cell cycle including interphase, mitosis, and cytokinesis. Microscope skills include focusing and field of view. More...

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High School

Adaptations of Darwin’s Finches Lab

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High School Experiment:
Students participate in an activity that demonstrates how natural selection works by mimicking adaptations of Darwin’s finches. Topics include extinction, competition, generations, survival of the fittest and graphing. More...

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High School

Dialysis Lab

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High School Experiment:
Students will learn about how the cell membrane can be semi-permeable. Topics include concentration gradients, osmosis, and diffusion. More...

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High School

Osmosis and Diffusion Lab

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High School Experiment:
Students will observe diffusion and osmosis of cell membranes using three different labs. Topics include lipid bilayer, osmosis, diffusion, and ion concentration gradients. More...

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High School

Characteristics of Life Lab

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High School Experiment:
Students will learn use their observation skills to determine if an object is living, dead, dormant, a product of a living thing, or never alive using the main characteristics of life. More...

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High School

The Cytochrome-C Lab

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Middle School Experiment:
The amino acid sequences in cytochrome-c are used to compare the degree of relationship between several different animals. Students also use the data to compare to a cladogram of anatomical features for those animals. More...

Published by Beth Kramer
Middle School

Cheek Cell Lab

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High School Experiment:
In this short lab, students take a sample of cheek cells from themselves using a toothpick, put a stain on the slide along with the cheek cells, and observe the nucleus and cell membrane under a microscope. Students also answer analysis questions about the procedure and cells. More...

Published by Shannan Muskopf
High School

Meaningful Metrics with Dramatic Demonstrations

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High School Experiment:
Students are introduced to the metric system using demos and simple experiments. More...

Published by Larry Flammer
High School

Examine a pond water ecosystem

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High School Experiment:
Students examine pond water to determine abiotic factors (temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH) and biotic factors (microorganisms). More...

Published by Shannan Muskopf
High School

Rate of Photosynthesis

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High School Experiment:
Students perform a simple experiment of photosynthesis using Elodea, baking soda, water and a lamp. The amount of bubbles are counted per minute. More...

Published by Shannan Muskopf
High School

The Effects of Light and Temperature on the Growth and Development of Plants

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High School Experiment:
Students learn how visible light constitutes only a small part of the spectrum of radiant energy. Light can be separated into a variety of colors if passed through a prism. Certain colors correspond to different wavelengths of the light present. Certain wavelengths are reflected by plant pigments and others are absorbed. When plants are grown in different wavelengths and temperature variations, the size, color and the length of their growth processes are affected. More...

Published by Minnie L. Robinson
High School

The Parts of A Perfect Flower

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High School Experiment:
Upon completion of this lab activity, the student will be able to: (1) identify each flower part. (2) explain the role of each flower part. More...

Published by Guinevere Miller
High School
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