Who Killed Professor Plum? Using...
This lesson, from Hagerstown Community College, uses a crime investigation context to frame an activity that uses compound and dissecting microscopes to examine various pieces of 'evidence', including fingerprints, fibers, and hair samples. The activity can also be extended into a writing assignment where students present their conclusions. Activity directions and a supply list are included, as is a student worksheet.
Learn.Genetics: Basic Neuroscience
K-12 biology teachers and others who teach neuroscience will want to check out this helpful Learn.Genetics collection of educational resources from the Genetic...
How does a DNA molecule grow? This is a key question for budding geneticists, and one that is eloquently answered via this online activity, offered courtesy of...
The Scout Report has profiled the Genetic Science Learning Center website from the University of Utah in the past, but the website's authors continue to add...
The University of Utah's Teach.Genetics website is a companion to their Learn.Genetics website, and both are part of the Genetic Science Learning Center....
The Genetic Science Learning Center is a science and health education program located in the midst of the bioscience research being carried out at the...
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Jumping beans are actually a section of a seed capsule. Laspeyresia saltitans, a small gray moth, inserts its larva into the seed capsule. The larva eats the inside of the jumping 'bean' and flings itself from one wall to the other.
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