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View Resource Introduction to Digital Microscopy

This video is targeted toward students who are using a digital microscope for the first time. The video will demonstrate the following: 1) Parts of the digital microscope 2) Preparing a wet mount of Elodea 3) Preparing a wet mount of onion epidermis 4) Viewing chloroplast and cytoplasmic streaming in Elodea leaf and 5) Measuring an onion epidermis cell. The equipment used in this video...

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFUMon3Y_zY
View Resource Fermentation in a Bag Package

This is a demonstration table or interactive activity that GLBRC has done at family-style outreach events such as Science Expeditions at UW-Madison. It appeals to a range of younger children, about ages 5-14 or grades K-8. It is also a useful introduction for more advanced students. Prep time and set-up are minimal, and students can carry around their portable experiment if desired. This activity...

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http://www.glbrc.org/sites/default/files/Fermentation%20In%2...
View Resource DNA Microarray Methodology - Flash Animation

This animation demonstrates how DNA microarray experiments are performed. DNA chips are used to determine which genes are activated and which genes are repressed when two populations are compared. In this case, the comparison is between yeast cells grown under either aerobic or anaerobic conditions. This animation is very effective for many different education levels. Teachers and students...

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http://www.bio.davidson.edu/courses/genomics/chip/chip.html
View Resource Digital World Biology

This website offers interactive tutorials, videos and instructional activities designed to help students explore how researchers use bioinformatic tools and biological data to make new discoveries. Tutorials include DNA Barcoding, Exploring how plants respond to drought using Microarrays, an introduction to molecular modeling software and a tutorial on database searching using Entrez. A Beginner's...

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http://digitalworldbiology.com/dwb/Home.html