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Product 15403

Authors: Stephen Rodecker and Jim Patzold

Biological Experiments and Activities Integrating Mathematics Lab Activity Book contains thirty biomath labs and places a unique emphasis on mathematical applications in biology. Learn data techniques.

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Thirty biomath labs place a unique emphasis on mathematical applications in biology. Students will learn techniques to collect, organize, manipulate and analyze biological data mathematically. Book contains labs, such as surface area to volume ratio in cells, pigment chromatography, carbon-14 age determination, UV light and yeast, gene mapping, and modeling DNA. Ten of the labs use no equipment other than a meter stick or calculator. The first 60 pages of the book consist of teacher background with preparation tips, sample data and possible answers for each lab. Reproducible student pages contain introduction, pre-lab activities, lab data sheets, questions and numerous open-ended lab challenges. Intended for all levels of math, biology, honors biology or AP biology classes, grades 9–college. Appendices and over 100 illustrations enhance learning. 191 pages, 8½" × 11", soft cover.