Manduca Caterpillar Growth Experiment

Experiment Overview

There are three different experiment options, Quick Virtual LabFull Virtual LabDIY Lab. Each lab allows you to choose which data to see.The Quick Lab limits the number of manduca caterpillars you can select. The Full Lab gives you access to all the caterpillar subjects. The DIY Lab also includes all the caterpillars that were raised in a do-it-yourself (DIY) incubator.

From each small viewing window you can either choose to watch an animation or to view the subject in a larger window. There is a scale bar in each window and the mass for each subject is listed above the image.

There is also a Teacher’s Resource Packet, containing full instructions for each experiment, student handouts, a sample lesson plan, and background information to help get you started.

Experiment overview

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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Experiment Overview
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: December 28, 2016
  • Date accessed: October 18, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/manduca/experiment-overview

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2016, December 28). Experiment Overview. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved October 18, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/manduca/experiment-overview

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Experiment Overview". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 28 December, 2016. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/manduca/experiment-overview

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Experiment Overview". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 28 Dec 2016. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 18 Oct 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/manduca/experiment-overview

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/

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