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Just Sort It! An Activity for Algorithm Development part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
This activity is designed to give students the opportunity to develop an algorithm than can be executed by others from the development team's written description of the algorithm.
Acids and Bases part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
Conceptual pH ranking activity
Using enthalpy to assess fuel sources part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
A variety of fuels are evaluated for the amount of heat they liberate upon burning. This includes a discussion of how different criteria can influence the evaluation of what makes a "good" fuel.
Transfusion Case Study part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
This is a case-based interactive activity exploring transfusion reactions.
Video Presentation Sessions part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
Provide opportunities to experience historic and/or current scientific information through audio/visual media. Further, these sessions allow students to express and discuss their understanding of the science content and its relevance prior to writing a summary.
Written Assignment Sessions part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
Provide students an opportunity to read scientific literature, express understanding of scientific content and write a summary of the written work.
Pre-lab activity for the Special Senses part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
In this activity, students identify organs involved in the 5 special senses.
Characterization of Freshwater Ecosystems: Group Collaborative Learning and Peer review part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
Field based characterization of freshwater ecosystems using group collaborative learning and peer review in an undergraduate research class. Students work in teams to collect data, evaluate and synthesize results to generate and present a scientific poster.
Case Study of Nitrogen in various parts of the Nitrogen cycle: How nitrogen affects human activity and the Environment part of PKAL-MnSCU Activities
In this activity, students will be exposed to aspects of many disciplines of biology to understand how interconnected ALL of the many microcosms of science courses are actually interrelated.