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Pathway-Pondering: Metabolic Engineering Problem Space
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This problem space can be used to explore concepts related to metabolism. ...

This problem space can be used to explore concepts related to metabolism. It is based on an article by Causey et al. (2004), entitled "Engineering Escherichia coli for Efficient Conversion of Glucose to Pyruvate". Students can use the original data from the article and various tools to visualize metabolic pathways to explore questions about bioengineering.

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Biology
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium
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Bedrock
Author:
Kam Dahlquist
Sebrenka Robic
The physiology of the kidneys
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Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces ...

Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces the physiology of the kidney, examining the processes by which the kidneys filter blood, control body pH and eliminate the waste products of metabolism from the body.

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Life Science
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Lesson
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University of Nottingham
Author:
Dr Viv Rolfe
Pima Indians
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Dr. Evans asks students if they think environment or genetics would most ...

Dr. Evans asks students if they think environment or genetics would most influence obesity, then shows a clip about the Pima Indian tribe and how environment has affected them. Also featured on the DVD Science of Fat, available free from HHMI. This video is two minutes and 35 seconds in length, and available in Quicktime (21 MB) and Windows Media (27 MB). All Obesity videos are located at: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/obesity/video.html.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Lecture
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Sarita Wetland Restoration
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The Sarita Wetland restoration on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus ...

The Sarita Wetland restoration on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus is used as teaching tools by numerous classes. Students, staff and faculty have collaborated on the planning and implementation of the project. This example highlights the restoration process, and specifically references one of the classes, the Water Quality class.

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Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
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Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, ssavanic@carleton.edu. Based on a Water Quality class taught by Jim Perry, University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Sustainable Campus Initiative, coordinated by Suzanne Savanick.
Studying Mammals: A WInning Design
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The term mammal encompasses a huge variety of animals, including humans. But ...

The term mammal encompasses a huge variety of animals, including humans. But what makes a mammal a mammal? This unit explores some of the features, such as reproduction, lactation and thermoregulation methods, that mammals have in common. It is the first

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Zoology
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The Open University
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Open University OpenLearn
Thick & Thin Foods
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From sixty-four ounce colas to six hundred calorie health shakes, Americans are ...

From sixty-four ounce colas to six hundred calorie health shakes, Americans are drinking far more calories than ever before. We also have record setting rates of obesity. A recent study suggests the two trends might be connected.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Nutrition
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AAAS
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Science Netlinks