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We Love PCR

2010/01/13
By Ms Baker

Why do these scientists love PCR so much?  What is it?  How does it work?
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Teach a Goldfish New Tricks

2009/10/06
By Student
Teach a Goldfish New Tricks

This is a repost.  The original article was published on October 30, 2008. by Jeremy If you have heard of dogs doing tricks, now there are fish doing tricks at fish school. At fish school, operant conditioning and shapes are used to teach fish how to do tricks. Some of the tricks (which you...
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Dogfish Shark Dissection (Includes Video)

2009/04/06
By Ms Baker

Click below for a video of the students opening the uterus of a pregnant female (warning: graphic) You can find all the pictures from the lab by clicking here (warning: some pictures are graphic). One Response to “Dogfish Shark Dissection (Includes Video)” Britt Gow Says: April 29th, 2009 at 7:30 am Hi Miss Baker,...
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Evolution of Birds

2009/03/19
By Ms Baker
Evolution of Birds

Does the theory that birds are modern-day dinosaurs surprise you? Well, check out this website! Not only will it answer many of your questions, but it will give you great practice with cladograms. The exploration is very informative and highly entertaining. One Response to “Evolution of Birds” Super Science Fair Projects Says:April 16th, 2009...
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Vitamin D Levels in Arab-Americans Too Low

2009/02/23
By Student
Vitamin D Levels in Arab-Americans Too Low

by Caitlin According to a study published by Henry Ford Hospital researchers, Arab-American women living in southeast Detroit, Michigan have dangerously low vitamin D levels and should be taking supplements for it. The study showed that their levels averaged 8.5 ng/mL (nanograms per milliliter). A healthy vitamin D level is 30 ng/mL or higher....
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Twins…Are They Exactly the Same?

2009/02/18
By Student
Twins…Are They Exactly the Same?

by Rachael There are two types of twins that can be formed; identical and fraternal. Identical twins are formed during the first two weeks of growth. It happens when one egg is fertilized by a sperm and splits in two. After nine months of being in the womb the identical babies are born. Identical...
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