Transformation With A Firefly Gene
Students understand the process of bacterial transformation through experimentation. They describe the function of two important genes of the pBestLuc plasmid. They explain how to induce competence in E. coli cells.
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Investigating Reproductive Strategies
Pass on to your class knowledge about different aspects of reproduction with this simple life science instructional activity. From amoebas to grizzly bears, young scientists read about a variety of organisms as they investigate the...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling Bacterial Transformation
Bacteria is not always the bad guy! Show your classes how bacterial replication is an advantage in biotechnology. Learners explore the function of bacteria in replicating DNA and producing transgenic organisms. This is the final lesson...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Bacterial Transformation - Biology Teaching Thesis
Students explain the following processes: bacteria transformation, genetic recombination, and antibacterial breakdown of bacteria. They follow lab protocol and use the scientific method: to make predications, and to explain an unexpected...
9th - 12th Science
CELL TRANSFORMATION IN TOBACCO LEAF DISKS
Students work with whole plant material and are not required to measure small quantities, yet they can see evidence of transformed plant cells (plant cells that have genes from bacterial plasmids). This is a laboratory suitable for...
11th - Higher Ed Science
The Brilliance of Bioluminescence
Illuminate the darkest corners of your marine biology or life science class with this feature about bioluminescence. Viewers see that luciferase and luciferin combine in a cool, light-producing reaction. This adaptation helps glowing...
4 mins 4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable