Protein Synthesis in the Classroom (cell)

Posted on Mar 21, 2016 in Biology, protein synthesis

Target:  Understand the process of protein synthesis within a cell. How: Simulate protein synthesis in the classroom. Assignment: http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Protein-Synthesis-Simulation-Activity.pdf

Cilantro Lab Objectives for Quiz

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 in Biology, Differentiation, protein synthesis

Given the following Lab Questions:  a.)  Is the soapy flavor of cilantro is in your head? Know dependent variable is soapy/not soapy, control can be tasting parsley or not suggesting/no prior knowledge or soapy flavor of cilantro, and controlled variable is the test subjects. b.) Do taller people dislike cilantro more often? Know dependent variable is […]

Genetics of Human Diseases

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 in Biology, Differentiation, protein synthesis

Target: Mutations in genes on specific locations in the chromosomes/mitochondrial DNA can cause protein errors resulting in disease. How: Research specific genes, their locations, proteins affected and the diseases that result from the DNA mutation. Genetics Home Reference using US National Library of Medicine for the National Institute of Health Go to ghr.nlm.nih.gov and you […]

Cilantro lab: design your own

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in Biology, protein synthesis

Targets:  Determine variables and control experiments.  Question, predict, design, investigate, collect data, interpret, conclude, analyze, evaluate, apply, and extend investigations.  Read  for understanding.  Write scientifically. How: Students will design their own labs after tasting cilantro and reading articles about cilantro.  Students will use the provided lab report format.  Lab report format LabreportTable.docx   Suggested Cilantro […]