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Muhoz, Romualdo; Quiles, Maria J. – Journal of Biological Education, 2003
In this article the effect of light quality on the size of the photosystem II (PSII) light harvesting complex (LHCII) is studied by measuring the chlorophyll fluorescence emitted by leaf sections of oat ("Avena sativa," var. Prevision) plants previously treated with either white light or with light filtered through blue, green, red or farred…
Descriptors: Advanced Students, Optics, Physiology, Biochemistry
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Kinchin, Ian M. – Journal of Biological Education, 2003
The teaching units within the National Science Strategy can be summarised diagrammatically. Presentation in this format makes it easier for teachers and students to visualise progression routes through Key Stage 3. An example is given for the key idea of cells. (Contains 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Standards, Visual Aids, Educational Strategies
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Seel, D. C. – Journal of Biological Education, 1989
Presented is a guide for students planning to do a science project. Discussed are preliminary organizational matters, report plans, choosing topics, setting up procedures, time management, and documentation. The most important steps for producing a successful project are summarized. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Laboratory Procedures, Science Activities
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Majerus, M. E. N.; And Others – Journal of Biological Education, 1989
Described are methods for locating, collecting and culturing ladybird beetles. Included are necessary equipment for feeding and breeding the insects and modifications for various species found in Great Britain. Overwintering spots of various species are also listed. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Culturing Techniques, Entomology, Higher Education
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Cox, F. E. G. – Journal of Biological Education, 1989
Molecular biology is defined and its status in secondary schools and colleges is discussed. Employment prospects in molecular biology in Britain are described. (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biology, Career Awareness, Career Choice