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Go to A Guided Inquiry in a Computer-based Biology Lab
A Guided Inquiry in a Computer-based Biology Lab
Computer technology is used by the research teams of 3-4 students to search for background information for the guided inquiry, organize this information into a concept map, complete an electronic temp...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/20-laine.pdf
Go to A Novel Method to Archive Plant Material for DNA Analysis
A Novel Method to Archive Plant Material for DNA Analysis
In this exercise, students isolate and analyze DNA from food plants in a supermarket, or from common backyard plants. Extracting plant DNA is often difficult using conventional means because undesirab...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/2-nolan.pdf
Go to Assume Nothing, Expect Everything: Teaching Students How to Write a Scientific Paper
Assume Nothing, Expect Everything: Teaching Students How to Write a Scientific Paper
papers, and learn the requirements of scientific writing. The major problems are: (1) unfamiliarity with format requirements of a scientific report or paper, (2) how to present their data in tabular o...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/mini.2.howard.pdf
Go to Bioinformatics, Virtual Labs, and the Human Genome Project
Bioinformatics, Virtual Labs, and the Human Genome Project
This session introduces bioinformatics using a case study of pathogenic bacterial identification via a Howard Hughes Medical Institute's virtual lab and NCBI web database searches. Another goal is to ...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/4-cordon.pdf
Go to Blue Plants: Transgenic Plants with the GUS Reporter Gene
Blue Plants: Transgenic Plants with the GUS Reporter Gene
An investigative laboratory developed for the introductory biology curriculum using transgenic plants is presented in this chapter. The transgenic Arabidopsis plants we use contain the GUS repo...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/3-karcher.pdf
Go to Detection of Genetically Modified Foods
Detection of Genetically Modified Foods
Genetically modified foods are often in the news and widely grown in the United States. Three US government agencies (USDA, FDA, and EPA) work to regulate the introduction and production of geneticall...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/5-brandner.pdf
Go to Digital Photography in Biology Lab Teaching
Digital Photography in Biology Lab Teaching
This workshop is designed for biology lab teachers who are not yet using digital photography. My focus will be on the simplest equipment that will do the job, not on the best or latest equipment. I wi...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/17-gurney.pdf
Go to Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants III: Grading Consistently
Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants III: Grading Consistently
This workshop is a continuation of a dialogue on training teaching assistants that began as a major workshop in Lincoln (1999, ABLE Proceedings Vol. 21) and continued at Clemson (2000, ABLE Proceeding...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/19-berkelhamer.pdf
Go to Eutrophication: A Project Lab for Multi-section Lab Courses
Eutrophication: A Project Lab for Multi-section Lab Courses
This lab is designed to simulate the process of eutrophication over an eight to ten week period. Students use a water-soluble fertilizer (similar to Miracle Grow) to determine the effects of nutrient ...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/13-bennett.pdf
Go to Exercise Physiology: The Response of Metabolic Rate to Physical Activity
Exercise Physiology: The Response of Metabolic Rate to Physical Activity
In this lab, students measure their heart rate, oxygen consumption, and carbon dioxide production in various physical activities on a treadmill or cycle ergometer. After learning the techniques in the...
http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-23/14-colton.pdf
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