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TeachEngineering: Engineering Nature - DNA Visualization and Manipulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two lessons teach young biomedical engineers and biologists how it is possible to visualize complex biomolecule structures. In the first lesson, scholars research specific imaging technologies, and in the second, they learn about...
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Enzymes in Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Enzymes play a role in almost every function in the human body. Scholars explore three variables related to the use of enzymes. They observe a catalase reaction, experiment with substrates, and examine reactions rates. 
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Looking Into Lactase: Guided Inquiry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Milk does a body good ... unless, of course, someone is lactose intolerant. Pupils play the role of pharmaceutical scientists in a guided inquiry lab about lactase. Lab groups collaborate to learn more about lactose intolerance, how...
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Effects of Environment on Enzymes

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Much like the tale of Humpty Dumpty, proteins, once altered, will never be the same again. Honors and pre-AP biology classes explore the delicate world of enzymes via a Webquest and lab experiment. The teacher's guide contains all...
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Fibers, Dyes, and the Environment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Nanofibers can be made through electrospinning or force spinning in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Pupils study the role of fibers and dye on the environment through a series of five hands-on activities. Then,...
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The Effects of Heat and Acid on the Enzyme Catalase

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How quickly do enzymatic reactions occur? Assist the class as they examine heat and pH change to determine the rate of chemical reactions using catalase as an enzyme. Watch them "glow" with excitement!
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What Happens When Your DNA Is Damaged?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know that your DNA can be damaged tens of thousands of times per day? Learn about the ways that damage to just one strand of your DNA can be fixed, or in extreme examples, result in genetic mutation such as cancer. 
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Nutrition and Digestion

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A very scientific explanation of food and digestion is portrayed by Paul Andersen using a Smart Board. The digestive process begins in the mouth and is shown as food moves through the body. Mechanical and chemical digestion are...
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Enzymes Help Us Digest Food ~ Introduction to Sugars and Enzymes

For Students 9th - 12th
After an explanatory introduction to sugars and enzyme activity, biochemists discover whether lactase is needed to digest lactose, sucrose, and milk as a whole. High school science lab skills are required for these investigations.
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Were the babies switched? – The Genetics of Blood Types

For Students 9th - 12th
Human biology or genetics learners apply their knowledge to a unique situation: two newborn baby girls being possibly switched in the hospital. The engaging activity ends with a Punnett squares assignment in which pupils evaluate whether...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Environmental science enthusiasts show what they know at the end of the year by taking this full-fledged final exam. They answer multiple choice, graph interpretation, and essay analysys questions, 73 of them in all. Topics range from...
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AP: Chapter 17: From Gene to Protein

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Biology learners describe the metabolic pathways and the transcription and translation of genetic information. They will party on the last page as they trace the flow of information through a large and colorful diagram.
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Amino Acids, Proteins, and Enzymes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teach your biology class about enzymes with this well-organized and impressive presentation. "Learning Check" and "Solution" slides are inserted throughout so that you can stop and have learners review. Why reinvent the wheel? Save...
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Speedy Cat: Enzymes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewEnzymes have a need for speed! What happens when they are forced to slow down? A well-rounded lesson plan from the K20 Center examines enzyme activity through role playing and a lab. Biology scholars work in teams and pairs to understand...
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Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can you tell the difference between endothermic and exothermic reactions? Chemistry scholars perform and observe two chemical reactions, measure the temperature throughout, then draw conclusions about changes in energy from their...
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Elephant Toothpaste

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Get a surprised reaction from trying out the chemical reaction. Scholars conduct a chemical experiment by adding yeast to hydrogen peroxide and dish soap in a plastic bottle. They learn that yeast contains a catalase enzyme that releases...
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Longevity and Telomeres

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Why do people age? Scholars explore the concept of telomeres and why they are so important in cells. They learn about the role of telomerase and why it is active in some cells—but not in others. The video also explains why some organisms...
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Your Body vs. Implants

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are there cyborgs amongst us? Once only found in science fiction, the proliferation of implants has surrounded us with people augmented with insulin pumps, artificial joints, and prosthetic limbs. There is a catch, however. An engaging...
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Milk—How Sweet Is It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered why some people are lactose intolerant? Participants test simulated patients in a hands-on lab activity to find out! They learn about lactose intolerance by performing an experiment, analyzing data, and drawing...
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Mismatch Repair

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does a cell do when DNA is not copied correctly? An informative video shows budding scientists an example of a mismatch mutation during DNA replication. Viewers learn that to prevent a mutation from occurring, cells have mechanisms...
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The Proteasome

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do cells get rid of worn out proteins? Using a short video clip, viewers learn about the role of ubiquitin in flagging worn-out proteins and see how the proteasome degrades flagged proteins. 
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Different Genes Are Active in Different Kinds of Cells

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Personalized medicine prevents many trial-and-error scenarios when time counts the most. Learn how gene expression and screening genomes improves health outcomes in cancer patients, those with auto-immune disorders, and more. An online...
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DNA Is Packaged in a Chromosome

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Roger Kornberg, the oldest son of two biochemists, won the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Learn about Kornberg and his scientific research with an animation, videos, biography, and an applied problem-solving activity. A summary and...