Ebola Infographic

While learning about viruses, I decided to focus my research on ebola. Take a look at the infographic I made: Works Cited “Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease).” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 5 Nov. 2019, http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html. “Ebola Virus Disease.” World Health Organization, World Health Organization, 30 May 2019, http://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/ebola-virus-disease.Continue reading “Ebola Infographic”

Biotechnology: Environmental Cleanup

How are we ever going to clean up our polluted planet? My teammates Tatiana, Kaitlin, and I decided to find out more about how genetic biotechnology can be used to help with environmental cleanup. Scientists can genetically engineer or alter microorganisms or microbes to be able to extract toxins or chemicals from water or soil.Continue reading “Biotechnology: Environmental Cleanup”

Meiosis in Motion

Meiosis is the splitting of a cell into four non identical cells. Meiosis is a cell’s sexual reproduction process and happens in phases, just like mitosis. However, unlike mitosis, meiosis splits cells twice, resulting in four haploid daughter cells. To create our video, my partner and I made a stop motion with paper cutouts ofContinue reading “Meiosis in Motion”

Chromatography Investigation

Here is my chromatography investigation! Title: Using chromatography to identify pigments in green leaves and non-green leaves Purpose: To analyze color bands created by chromatography to compare pigments within green and non green leaves in order to see what pigments are able to move further across chromatography paper.. Background: Plants use photosynthesis to produce sugarsContinue reading “Chromatography Investigation”

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