INTRODUCTION TO THE LIGHT MICROSCOPE
-Internet Lab-Access the Virtual Microscope at http:/www.udel.edu/biology/ketcham/microscope/
Click on the link that says "the virtual scope"
1. Familiarize yourself with the microscope, run the tutorial and examine th
Analysis: While class results were somewhat varied, our results do affirm that food coloring in
hotter water diffuses faster than colder water. Specifically, we found that warm water at 100 degrees Fahrenheit diffused the fastest at 300 seconds. Secondly,
Week 3 Lab B Worksheet
Plant Cell Onion and anacharis (a.k.a elodea)
In the lab, we cut an onion and removed a tiny portion of the inside where cells can be viewed.
To make it easier to see the cells and the nucleus, a drop of iodine was placed on the sli
Week 4 Lab Worksheet
The Nature of Science - Under what conditions do cells gain or lose water?
e of cell
e of cell
Week 6 Lab A Worksheet
Ratio of offspring
1. For one of the monohybrid crosses you performed in this Investig
Week 7 Lab Worksheet.
1. How do the long strands of DNA fit into the nucleus of a single cell?
The strands of double - helical DNA fit into the nucleus of a single cheek cell by wrapping
around proteins, folding back on itself, and coiling
2. Why is a spo
Week 5 lab worksheet
In this activity, you will be presented with cells from the tip of an onion root. You will classify each cell
based on what phase it is in. At the end you will count up the cells found in each phases and use those
number to predict ho
Taxonomy, Classification, and Dichotomous Keys
Help! Scientists have discovered quite a few new creatures on planet Creaturland. They
need your help to identify and classify them. Use the dichotomous key on the next page
to identify these creatures.
Peppered Moth Simulation
Objective: Simulate changes in moth population due to pollution and predation, and observe how
species can change over time.
Charles Darwin accumulated a tremendous collection of facts to support the theory of evolut
Simpsons Experimental Design
Smithers thinks that a special juice
will increase the productivity of
workers. He creates two groups of
50 workers each and assigns each
group the same task (in this case,
they're supposed to staple a set of
papers). Group A
WEEK 2 LAB A
The Scientific Method - Plop Plop Fizz Fizz
Introduction: In this lab, you will develop and test a hypothesis,
analyze data and draw conclusions. You are given guidance at each step of
the way. Fill out this form completely - do not skip step
Name_Althea La Rose_
ActivityFatty Acids, Nutrition and Health (Critical Question Sets)
1. Plaque Formation in Arteries: High levels of LDL cholesterol in the bloodstream can lead to
formation of plaques in the arteries.
What are the potential health cons
BUILDING COMPLEX MOLECULES THAT
COMPRISE LIVING THINGS
Comparison of Terms
Two or more atoms joined by
Macromolecule Large polymer made of
repeating monomer units
Four types of organic macromolecules
are important in
Life Science Quiz 2
Part 1: Atom
1.) Label the parts of an Atom
2.) What are the three subatomic particles of an atom?
3.) What is matter?
4.) What is the Atomic number?
5.) What is the Mass number?
6.) FILL in the chart below
A process in the breeding of animals and in the cultivation of plants bywhich the breeder chooses
to perpetuate only those forms havingcertain desirable inheritable characteristics.The process of
domestication is also called artificia
Althea A. La Rose
Article: Human Waste Brown Treasures
Written By: Rebecca McCarthy
The United Nations and other Uganda organizations have utilized dried fecal to replace coral and
charcoal as a form of energy usage and fuel. The usage of recycling fecal
Dyslexia is a common learning issue that affects reading and other skills. It is a learning
disability that alters the way the brain processes written material and is typically
characterized by difficulties in word recognition, spelling and decoding. Peop
The Animal Cell Compared to a Black Friday Shopping
The Cell Membrane is equivalent to the outer mall building. Much like the cell
membrane, the security officers block shoppers and maneuver traffic so they have no
accident, while still allo
1. Write your hypothesis (should be in a complete sentence and describe what exactly is
My hypothesis is that the higher the concentration of detergent in plants will cause the
plants to die faster. Most detergents contain harsh chemicals wh
Althea La Rose
April 11, 2010
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Smithers thinks that a special juice will increase
the productivity of workers. He creates two groups
of 50 workers each and assigns each group the
same task (in this case, they're supposed to staple
a set of papers). Group A is given the special juice
What are genetically modified (GM) organisms and GM foods?
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can be defined as organisms (i.e. plants, animals or
microorganisms) in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not