School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

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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 Web2.0calc.

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.

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What's Lurking in Lunch?

By Arizona Science Center

An interactive board game which challenges players to find the cause of a food born illness outbreak.

When Water Gets Icy

By Kyle Kinzler

In this experiment, we will look at one major difference between frozen freshwater and frozen saltwater.

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Your Dog's Personality

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.

Manduca Caterpillar

Try the new virtual manduca experiment. See these amazing animals grow.

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Manduca Caterpillar

Try the new virtual manduca experiment. See these amazing animals grow.

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.