This set of Biology I lab assignments ensures students have the opportunity to apply the concepts and information they learn as they work through Biology I course content. Content includes lab assignments for students, as well as Instructor Materials Preparation for each lab with detailed lists of what faculty members need for each lab. The materials required are broken down by student (or groups of students). These lab materials were developed by faculty at College of the Redwoods and Tidewater Community College.
How can you tell if harmful bacteria are in your food or water that might make you sick? What you eat or drink can be contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites and toxins—pathogens that can be harmful or even fatal. Students learn which contaminants have the greatest health risks and how they enter the food supply. While food supply contaminants can be identified from cultures grown in labs, bioengineers are creating technologies to make the detection of contaminated food quicker, easier and more effective.
Student groups construct simple conductivity probes and then integrate them into two different circuits to test the probe behavior in solutions of varying conductivity (salt water, sugar water, distilled water, tap water). The activity culminates with student-designed experiments that utilize the constructed probes. The focus is to introduce students to the fabrication of the probe and expose them to two different ways to integrate the probe to obtain qualitative and quantitative measurements, while considering the application and utility of a conductivity probe within an engineering context. A provided handout guides teams through the process: background reading and questions; probe fabrication including soldering; probe testing and data gathering (including circuit creation on breadboard); probe connection to Arduino (including circuit creation and code entry) and a second round of testing and data gathering; design and conduct their own lab experiments that use the probes; online electrolyte/nonelectrolyte reading, short video, comprehension check and analysis questions.
Corn Lab Grade Level:8th - 9thSubject: Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural ResourcesDuration: 50 minutesDOK Level: 2SAMR Level: Substitution Indiana Standard: IAFNR-3.2 Explore the numerous possibilities for an SAE program which a student might developIAFNR-2.2 Recognize and explain the role of the FFA in the development of leadership, education, employability, communications and human relations skillsObjective: Students will complete a lab and record the results in their SAE record book with 100% accuracy. Essential Question: Can you make two different products out of the same ingredients?Procedure: Ask the students to list all the products made out of corn.Have the students get out their research notebooksPut students into groups of threeHand out the corn lab through google classroomHave the students follow normal lab procedures and complete the labMake sure to check that the pre lab has been completed before the student proceed to the labHave the students answer the lab questions in their research notebooksHave the students record the lab in their SAE record booksHave each individual student brainstorm a list of lab extensions to do next week.Product or Assessment: The students will be assessed on the lab questions answers in their research notebooks.
This is the project information for students to complete an original Chemistry experiment. It can be adapted to other areas in science. It guides students through the process and includes links to additional materials used.
This template is meant to be a guide for Nebraska Family and Consumer Sciences teachers when creating digital online lessons. Headings and/or topics not included in the lesson plan should be marked N/A.
A rubric in student language written for middle school students to self-assess their lab process skills as they plan and conduct experiments.
Teaching guide with interactive, problem-centered, inquiry-based geometry learning activities for upper elementary (grades 3-6) students that meet many of the Geometry and Measurement standards. Activities are designed to be used with GeoGebra, but many could be adapted to be used without technology.
This interactive activity from the Building Big Web site explores the properties of different types of building materials.
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Students will breed fruit flies through several generations and record their data using mathematical models in order to demonstrate the inheritance of trait variations.
Students will complete a laboratory experiment, followed by answering questions as to whether the changes were physical or chemical in nature.
Principles of Chemistry is a study of fundamental chemical concepts: scientific measurements, matter and energy, stoichiometry, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonding, gases and liquids. The course is designed primarily for students with a concentration in biological or physical sciences and for students interested in transfer to a four-year program in engineering. A three-hour lab session is required each week. All course content created by Kimberly Stieglitz. Content added to OER Commons by Julia Greider.
This interactive activity from the Building Big Web site compares the strengths of the rectangle, triangle, and arch.
Lab worksheet with the purpose of calculating the speed of sound in the classroom. To be used after introduction to standing waves and harmonics in a pipe that is closed at one end.
Over the course of the unit, students will explore a variety of texts and grow in their knowledge of superbugs
and and their evolution over time. They will use informational text, video, lab activities and infographics to
support their inquiry and research.