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Go to Color Control in Shrimp
Color Control in Shrimp
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in invertebrate marine biology and physiology, including detailed st...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/2-ohall/2-ohall.htm
Go to Computer-Aided Laboratory Instruction
Computer-Aided Laboratory Instruction
Computers can add a whole new dimension to biology laboratory instruction. An overview of how microcomputers are used in laboratory exercises at the Atlantic Veterinary College is presented. Since fin...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/7-schaap.pdf
Go to Culturing Experimental Organisms for Use in Teaching Biology
Culturing Experimental Organisms for Use in Teaching Biology
Methods for the collection and the culturing of a variety of experimental organisms used in teaching biology are discussed. The organisms include protozoans, hydra, planaria, vinegar eels, aquatic sna...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/10-okeefe.pdf
Go to Investigating Fungi Which Cause Rot and Decay
Investigating Fungi Which Cause Rot and Decay
The fungi which cause rot and decay in our forests are vital members of the ecosystem. By decomposing the hard woody stems of trees they help recycle important nutrients, minerals, and carbohydrates. ...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/1-johnson.pdf
Go to Molecular Genetic Analysis in Yeast
Molecular Genetic Analysis in Yeast
This resource is a detailed laboratory exercise demonstrating the basic techniques used in genetic transformation of yeast using plasmids.
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/6-burke/6-burke.htm
Go to Plant Tissue Culture Techniques
Plant Tissue Culture Techniques
Several tissue culture procedures, ranging from simple to more complex, are examined. These procedures can be performed by beginning and advanced biology students and include seed sterilization and as...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/9-mineo.pdf
Go to Principles of Allometry
Principles of Allometry
In this computer-assisted exercise first-year students explore the fundamental concept of allometry: the study of size and its consequences. Students examine the relationship between size and shape an...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/4-goldman.pdf
Go to Six gamelike/experimental microcomputer simulations
Six gamelike/experimental microcomputer simulations
This resource provides brief descriptions and a sample exercise for programs contained in BioBytes 3.1, a collection of computer simulation modules. The programs themselves cover a range of topics inc...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/3-kosins/3-kosins.htm
Go to Strategies for Managing the Mastery-Based, Individualized Laboratory
Strategies for Managing the Mastery-Based, Individualized Laboratory
Mastery-based, individualized instruction leads to equal or better learning in an atmosphere that students judge to be more enjoyable. This type of instruction, particularly in the laboratory setting,...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/5-mullin.pdf
Go to Using Dermatoglyphics from Down Syndrome and Class Populations to Study the Genetics of a complex trait
Using Dermatoglyphics from Down Syndrome and Class Populations to Study the Genetics of a complex trait
Dermatoglyphics is the study of epidermal ridges on the hands and feet. Ridge patterns and counts develop prenatally, are inherited, and show quantitative variation. This exercise introduces the prepa...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-11/8-fogle.pdf

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