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Teachers can find information about science experiments to demo, competitions, classes and resources.

Biology Lab Tip for Population Genetics and Evolution

Biology Lab Tip for Population Genetics and Evolution

#1: Invite other students to the lab in order to increase population size. #2: Your student population is a great test population to examine in biology science fair projects.

Two Biology Lab Tips for Genetics

DNA Extraction Microbiology Science Fair Kit

1st look at the DNA Extraction Science Fair Project kits> Use CO2 from Alka Seltzer to knock out flies initially, then place on “ice stage.” Have student lab T.A. maintain fly cultures.  Remember to go over ether safety tips when working on fly biology science fair projects.

Molecular Biology Lab Tips

Molecular Biology Lab Tips

4 Molecular Biology Lab Tips: Practice your demonstration techniques before helping your students develop their own biology science fair projects. Borrow electrophoresis equipment. Do demo of electrophoresis. Do simulation of electrophoresis. Use predigested DNA for electrophoresis.

Biology Lab Tips for Enzymes

Biology Tips to Update Your Lab

Obtain catalase from Sigma. May be stored for years in freezer. Use bakers yeast culture as catalase source. Use liver as catalase source. KMnO4 stains may be cleaned up using H2O2. Use syringes to save time (and money) in volume measurements. Do a thorough cleaning of your lab freezers or refrigerators. Dispose of items that […]

Savonius Wind Turbine Lesson Plans

Savonius Wind Turbine Lesson Plan Ideas, Demonstrations & Hands-on-Activities

Get the whole classroom involved in alternative energy with the 10 savonius wind turbine lesson plans, demonstration ideas and student hands-on activities. Definition of savonius: A windmill composed of two semi-cylindrical offset cups rotating about a vertical axis. This is a mechanical engineering term. Wind energy is a renewable energy resource that has the potential […]

Chemistry Lab Tips for Osmosis and Diffusion

Diffusion Races Easy Science Fair Projects Kit

Teachers, here are some lab tips for osmosis and diffusion: Your students will have a lot of fun learning about diffusion while engaging Diffusion Races! Use liquid laundry starch or soluble packing pellets in place of soluble starch. Have students tie knots in the dialysis bags instead of using string. Have each group do each […]

PicoTurbine windmill energy lesson plans…

PicoTurbine Wind Turbines in the Classroom

PicoTurbine wind turbine energy science fair projects are a great option for energy lesson plans. These projects are easy to break down into steps and they are easy to teach. Also, your students are going to love building their own wind turbines and generating their own personal supply of electricity. We suggest getting one wind […]

Renewable energy for classroom power…

Renewable energy for classroom power...

It is easy to say that renewable energy for the classroom science kits will make your teaching more effective, but as a teacher you need more information before jumping on board. These science kits provide you with ideas as well as materials that will allow you to bring your curriculum to life and that will […]

Physiology of Circulatory System Biology Lab Tips

Physiology of Circulatory System Biology Lab Tips

Before we begin talking about the physiology of the circulatory system, it is important to know what makes up this system. The cardiovascular or circulatory system consists of the heart, blood vessels and blood, and delivers oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, while removing carbon dioxide and waste products throughout the body. TIPS Insist on […]

Biology Lab Tips for Cell Respiration

Biology Lab Tip on Cell Respiration

Here are basic biology lab tips for cell respiration: Your Big Questions is : How can the rate of cellular respiration be measured? When you study the equation for cellular respiration, you will see that there are at least three ways: a. Measure the amount of glucose consumed. b. Measure the amount of oxygen consumed. […]