The Use of Lectins Agglutinins to Study Cell Surfaces
Using lectins, proteins which combine specifically with carbohydrate molecules or groups, this activity will introduce the students to the many important roles that the cell membrane serves in biological processes.
Water and Solute Movement Through Red Blood Cell Membranes
This resource is a detailed laboratory exercise suitable for undergraduate laboratory courses in biochemistry, physiology and cell biology. It includes detailed background information and student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested anaylses.
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Orchestrating cell separation in plants: What are the risks and benefits?
In this podcast, Professor Roberts from the School of Biosciences discusses his research into the mechanism responsible for regulating cell separation in plants. In particular how plants 'shed' parts of themselves such as leaves or fruit. Professor Roberts explores the potential application of his research, through prevention or encouraging of the 'shedding' process, agricultural harvests could potentially be increased or even synchronised. Professor Roberts also discusses the resistance faced
The anatomy cookbook: A dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think abou
Purdue Day of Giving Krannert Challenge
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9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k). Tööjuhendid lihtsamate eksperimentide läbiviimiseks molekulaarbioloogias. This is the place to study the science of genetics. Learn about the foundation of genetics starting with Robert Hooks' discovery of cells in 1655. Read about Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics. Learn the basics of genetics including DNA replication, cell division, and protein synthesis. Discover why creating dinosaurs--like in the movie Jurassic Park--is not possible. There's
Stem Cells: 5 Year Progress Report
Embryonic stem cells can transform themselves into every cell in your body. Does researching these stem cells violate human sanctity, or is it medicine's brightest frontier? What are the prospects for adult stem cells?
Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
How to use Twitter in the K-12 classroom
A 15 minute video that offers step-by-step directions on starting a Twitter account for the classroom or personal use. I have used and written on this technology and it works, if, and this is a major if, you have parent permission and having a cell phone turned on in the classroom isn't against school rules.
Medical animator David Bolinsky presents 3 minutes of stunning animation that show the bustling life inside a cell. Bolinsky describes how he uses animation to help people see the beauty in the biological sciences. He worked on a project with Harvard to show molecular and cellular biology in a way that makes it easy for students to understand.
The Count's Number of the Day is 20
This is one of The Count's Number of the Day segments featuring The Count and his 'counting pipe organ.' The sound on this Sesame Street snippet is only average. (1:39)
Organs and Systems Working Together
This interactive site has four, brief videos that explain on how various organ systems works together to keep the body functioning properly. Included is a summary of the lesson, and an short assessment to check understanding.
All Systems Go - Interactive Site
In this interactive activity from Kinetic City, Arnold is missing all of his organ systems. The organs of the human body are critical for maintaining conditions that are necessary for life, and must operate in concert with each other to do their jobs. Help Arnold identify these important organ systems and put them back into his body where they belong. Site includes descriptions of each organ, video, and a game with timer.
How to avoid online predators: Facts and
"Online offenders are manipulative, cunning, and very patient con artists. They understand the wants and needs of teens such as attention, affection, and companionship. They “groom” a child to trust and believe in them. Online grooming entails gifts, such as cell phones with cameras, webcams, money, mp3 players, trips, or anything that teens may want but can’t afford. Many of these gifts and devices are for the purpose of encouraging teens to take, produce, and transmit sexually explicit
Introduction to Nanotechnology Solar Photovoltaics
This video gives a short introduction to solar photovoltaic energy generation via the emerging science of nanotechnology. See how the Sun may produce enough useable energy to provide all of mankind's energy needs in the very near future. Run time 02:32.
B.B. King on Ralph Gleason's Jazz Casual 1968 Part 2
This video shows B.B. King playing live on B.B. King on Ralph Gleason's Jazz Casual 1968
B.B. King - guitar
Sonny Freeman - drums
James Toney - organ
Mose Thomas - trumpet
Lee Gatling - sax
Heart and Circulatory System - How They Work
The video uses computer animation to give an overview of the organs inside the circulatory system. The video includes a transcript that begins with "Your heart is a pump. It's a muscular organ about the size of your fist and located slightly left of center in your chest.
Your heart is divided into the right and the left side. The division protects oxygen-rich blood from mixing with oxygen-poor blood.
Together, your heart and blood vessels comprise your cardiovascular system, whic
What is Biology and What is Cell Evolution?
This video gives the definition of Biology. There is reference to the evolution of life. There is an animated introduction to Cells and Molecules. There is an explanation of Cell evolution. There are examples of simple organisms, complex organisms and ecosystems.
Excerpted from NOVA: "Surviving AIDS," this video segment showcases the work of Drs. David Ho and Stephen O'Brien. By examining the "outliers" -- in this case, people like Steve Crohn, whose cells repeatedly resisted HIV infection -- Ho and his colleagues found a genetic mutation that prevents the HIV virus from entering the cell. This video segment includes animation of HIV entering a white blood cell through the CD-4 and CCR-5 receptors on the cell's surface. Some individuals have no CCR-5 gen