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Microbiology in Jeopardy part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with Games:Examples
This group learning activity involves students in an engaging review of concepts of microbiology. The review is set up as a power point presentation in the style of the "Jeopardy" gameshow where students groups compete against each other to answer review questions.
Bioinformatics part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with Data:Examples
This exercise contains two interrelated modules that introduce students to modern biological techniques in the area of Bioinformatics, which is the application of computer technology to the management of biological information. The need for Bioinformatics has arisen from the recent explosion of publicly available genomic information, such as that resulting from the Human Genome Project.
The Microbes Within part of Resources for K-12 Teachers and Students:The Microbes Within
A WebQuest exploring the effects of endosymbiosis on reproduction, evolution and human health Introduction - Task - Process - Resources - Evaluation - Conclusion - Teachers Resources Wolbachia General Biology Show ...
Wolbachia Collection part of Topics of Interest:Wolbachia
General Biology - Evolution - Reproductive Strategies - Symbiosis - Human Disease - Speciation in Insects - Vector Control - Viruses/Phage General Biology Show Credits Hide Wolbachia pipientis - Encyclopedia of ...
Cloning: part of Research Methods:Genomics
Created by George Rice, Montana State University What is Cloning? "The terms recombinant DNA technology, DNA cloning, molecular cloning, or gene cloning all refer to the same process: the transfer of a DNA ...
Stream Gaging Using the Velocity-Area Method part of Research Methods:Environmental Sampling
Created by Monica Z. Bruckner, Montana State University, Bozeman What is Stream Gaging? Stream gaging is a technique used to measure the discharge, or the volume of water moving through a channel per unit time, of ...
Gram Staining part of Research Methods:Microscopy
Created by Monica Z. Bruckner What is Gram Staining? Gram staining is a common technique used to differentiate two large groups of bacteria based on their different cell wall constituents. The Gram stain procedure ...
Viability and Quantification Stains part of Research Methods:Microscopy
Created by Monica Z. Bruckner, Montana State University, Bozeman What Are Viability and Quantification Stains? Many reasearchers are interested in quantifying total numbers of cells as well as quantifying live vs. ...
Using Hydrological Tracers to Characterize a Watershed part of Research Methods:Environmental Sampling
Created by Monica Z. Bruckner, Montana State University, Bozeman What Are Hydrological Tracers? There are several types of hydrological tracers that can be used to characterize a watershed. Common tracers include ...
A Primer on Stable Isotopes and Some Common Uses in Hydrology part of Research Methods:Environmental Sampling
Created by Monica Z. Bruckner, Montana State University, Bozeman What is a Stable Isotope? Isotopes are atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutrons; that is, they have the same number of ...