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Go to A Simulated Pollination Exercise
A Simulated Pollination Exercise
It is generally not clear from general biology texts, or from popular videos on the subject,why certain flowers require a very specific animal to carry its pollen from one plant to another. This exerc...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/mini.6.willing.pdf
Go to An Experimental System to Study Phagocytosis
An Experimental System to Study Phagocytosis
A laboratory exercise using simple technique of feeding ink to protozoan, Tetrahymena, to observe and quantitate phagocytosis in the protozoan. It also introduces students to the microscope and...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/20-bozzone.pdf
Go to An Introduction to Plant Vascular Systems
An Introduction to Plant Vascular Systems
As a laboratory exercise that uses scientific techniques to add an investigative component to study the vascular system of plants.
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/9-thompson.pdf
Go to Antigen-Antibody Interaction: using the Ouchterlony method to support taxonomic relationships
Antigen-Antibody Interaction: using the Ouchterlony method to support taxonomic relationships
This experiment is designed to illustrate antigen-antibody interaction and can be applied to the study of evolution. The Ouchterlony method is a double diffusion system in an agar medium. A precipitat...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/mini.3.culp.pdf
Go to Aquatic Food Web Interactions: Microcosms as Lake Models
Aquatic Food Web Interactions: Microcosms as Lake Models
A laboratory exercise for increasing knowledge of trophic cascades in aquatic ecosystems has led to a better understanding of several basic ecological tenets, including competition, predation, and a v...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/15-holz.pdf
Go to Case It! - case-study learning integrating molecular biology computer simulations and international Internet conferencing
Case It! - case-study learning integrating molecular biology computer simulations and international Internet conferencing
For introducing a framework for collaborative case-based learning in molecular biology using interactive computer simulations and web-based "poster sessions" for students via Internet conferencing.
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/2-bergland.pdf
Go to Courtship Reaction Chains and Mate Attraction: A Two-Part Laboratory Activity Using WOWBugs
Courtship Reaction Chains and Mate Attraction: A Two-Part Laboratory Activity Using WOWBugs
A laboratory exercise to study insect courtship behavior using Melittobia digitata, WOWBugs.
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/19-guinan.pdf
Go to Creating Interactive Biology Tutorials for the World Wide Web Using a Simple Java Editor
Creating Interactive Biology Tutorials for the World Wide Web Using a Simple Java Editor
A hands-on workshop providing participants with an opportunity to work with Jamba to create interactive tutorials for the Internet including: drag and drop, animation, fill in the blank and multiple-c...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/21-udell.pdf
Go to Death by  Osmosis: An interactive, investigative laboratory exercise
Death by Osmosis: An interactive, investigative laboratory exercise
I devised this exercise to enhance interest and student involvement in what had become a rather routine laboratory demonstration of diffusion and osmosis. We begin the lab by having two student volunt...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/mini.4.beachly.pdf
Go to Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants
Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants
A presentation of methodologies for TA training - focusing on effective and often varied means of instruction, clear and concise methods of communication, and consistent and fair marking.
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-21/22-haag.pdf
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