Bacterial Biosensor Design

Design a Bacterial Biosensor Device Return to Lesson Menu Lesson Overview Summary In this activity, students are asked to design a bacterial biosensor device on paper. Students are offered a scenario: they have a choice of two bacterial biosensors (lead and xylene...

Virtual Physarum Chemotaxis

Physarum Chemotaxis (Virtual Experiment) Return to Lesson Menu Lesson Overview Summary  This activity is designed as a virtual experiment into physarum preferences by observing its chemotaxis. The lesson starts with a simple demo, where student predict physarum...

Intro to Bacterial Biosensors

Intro to Bacterial Biosensors Return to Lesson Menu Lesson Overview Summary This lesson offers students an introduction into biosensors, which is a sensor that uses a living organism or biological components to detect the presence of chemicals. In this activity we...

Bioethics (Portobello Colegio and the UCSF Biosensor)

Bioethics (Portobello Colegio and the UCSF Biosensor) Return to Lesson Menu Lesson Overview Summary This activity introduces students to ethics and bioethics. Bioethics concerns some of the more difficult dilemmas and decisions facing scientists as science advances,...

Find Yellow

Find Yellow Programming Module Return to Lesson Menu Lesson Overview ┬áSummary This programming lesson was designed to teach the basics of programming in Open Roberta through a “find yellow” food finding simulation program. Each activity is designed to...