How does a cell decide to be an eye? Ever wondered how development works? Ever wondered how a cell determines what kind of cell it will be? In this video Allie explains this using the fruit fly and generation of ectopic eyes as a tool. Color By Number Materials
Microbes: Friends or Foes? Plant seeds harbor microbes on the surface of their seeds. Find out how these microbes either help or hurt plants. What Do Microbes Do For Plant Growth? Protocols Materials Checklist At Least 6 Seeds of One Type (seeds can be from fresh
Build a habitable planet This calculator takes into account variables like the planet's albedo, it's distance from the host star, and the host star's size to determine the planet's temperature. Try to make a planet where water can exist in liquid form! Trouble using this app? Try
Before you Begin Make sure you understand Earthquake! Parts 1 & 2 before tackling this challenge! Introduction The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale provides scientists with a method to quantify the shaking generated by an earthquake, as experienced at any point at the
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The Braille system is used by people who are blind to read and write. The Braille system uses a set of raised bumps or dots that can be felt with your finger. Each set of dots is a character in an alphabet. In this activity, you will create your own braille alphabet with just paper and glue. You
Mice: model organisms Did you know that researching mice can teach us about our own bodies and behavior? Although we don’t look alike, mice and humans have a lot in common biologically. Humans and mice share how we develop, all major organ systems, and about 95% of our genes, the genetic
Are we alone? The Drake equation is a famous equation for estimating the number of intelligent civilizations in the visible Universe. Give your best guess for the different values in the app below and get your own estimate for the number of advanced civilizations our Universe