These biology experiments are designed for you to do at home or school using simple equipment. For some experiments, you may need a calculator. Here is a link to an excellent one provided by Megaconverter.
To access experiments, click on one of the experiments listed below. In most cases, it is simplest to copy the experiment into a word processing program, and then print it out.
By Brittany Sanner
Do you think you need the same number of nerves in every part of your body? Where in your body might you need more nerves? See for yourself!
By CJ Kazilek
The Phoenix metropolitan area, like many large cities, has problems with air pollution at certain times of the year. You can do a simple experiment to determine some of the factors that affect air pollution.
By Edward Birge
Microorganisms in action! Turn a pile of grass clippings into an experiment.
By Dr. Biology
Dr. Biology has been busy working on a new experiment and he needs your help. He has collected so much information from the experiment that he needs someone to analyze the data. All the results have been recorded in photographs, including some cool animations.
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By Lynne Kelper
This activity explores how the temperature of water affects its density. You will need to gather the following materials: a pencil; a small paper cup; a small-mouthed, clear-glass jar (the cup should be able to sit inside the opening of the jar); three ice cubes; and food coloring.
By Dr. Biology
Dr. Biology has teamed up with with the scientists in the labortory of Jon Harrison and started an experiment to see how different temperatures can change how an animal grows. The Virtural Manduca Growth Experiment lets you see and graph the results. It also has some cool animations.
By Scientific Explorer
How well do you know your dog? You'll find out lots more about your pet's personality by answering the questions in this chart.