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Dussart, G. B. J. – Journal of Biological Education, 1981
Provided are details for a game designed to help secondary school or college students understand the types of problems encountered in applied hydrobiology and the financial and time constraints involved in their solution. (PB)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, College Science, Educational Games, Higher Education
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Frid, Christopher L. J. – Journal of Biological Education, 1991
Explains the concept of environmental auditing as analogous to financial auditing, as manifested through the six guiding principles of environmental excellence, and as utilized by industrial and commercial interests. Presents a questionnaire-based method to introduce students to the techniques involved in environmental auditing. (seven references)…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Learning Strategies
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Hill, E. C. – Journal of Biological Education, 1981
Provided are directions for culturing bacteria by using yoghurt as a culture medium. Yoghurt is a safe medium and results in an end product which may be eaten if desired. (PB)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biology, Culturing Techniques, Laboratory Experiments
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Gill, John – Journal of Biological Education, 1981
Reported is a technique for chromosome staining that is simple, rapid, inexpensive, and requires little skill for success. (PB)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Botany, Cytology, Genetics
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Richardson, J. – Journal of Biological Education, 1981
Although a complete oxygen meter is an expensive piece of equipment, homemade circuitry can be a suitable substitute if science teachers are aware of the limitations of the apparatus as well as of certain techniques for effective use. (PB)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Procedures, Science Activities
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Oxlade, E. L.; Clifford, P. E. – Journal of Biological Education, 1981
Described are some experiments on geotropism that may be done using dandelions. (PB)
Descriptors: Botany, College Science, Field Studies, Higher Education
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Saggers, B. A.; Thomas, M. – Journal of Biological Education, 1980
Recommendations are made for handling and growth of Beneckea natriegens, a rapidly growing, nonpathogenic marine bacterium which can be used with advantage to replace Escherichia coli in many undergraduate microbiology experiments. Examples of experiments and the potential value of this organism as a subject for student research projects are…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Higher Education, Laboratory Procedures, Microbiology