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Acids and Bases

Acids and Bases (Principles): Avoid falling in a lake of acid!

Action Potential Lab: Experiment with a squid neuron

Advanced Acids and Bases

Animal Genetics

Antibodies: Why are some blood types incompatible?

Atomic Structure (Principles): Atoms and isotopes

Atomic Structure (Principles): Bohr and Quantum models

Atomic Structure: Assess the possibility of life on other planets

Bacterial Cell Structures: An introduction to the bacterial cell

Bacterial Growth Curves: Experiment with bacterial growth

Bacterial Isolation

Bacterial Quantification by Culture: Count bacteria with serial dilution

Basic Chemistry Thermodynamics: Solve the challenge of storing renewable energy

Basic Electricity: Understand how electricity works

Behavioral Thermoregulation: Help keep a gecksi alive!

Biodiversity: Assess and compare biodiversity on an exoplanet

Biological Circuit

Biomes: Identify and create the main biomes on Earth


Cancer Pharmacology: Provide recommendations in a multi-million dollar project

Cancer Sample Preparation for Mass Spectrometry

Carbohydrates: The sugars that feed us

Cardio-respiratory Physiology: How can seals dive so deep for so long?

Cardiovascular Function During Exercise: Learn how your body responds to exercise

Cell Culture Basics: Plate, split and freeze human cells

Cell Division (Principles): Mitosis and Meiosis

Cell Membrane and Transport: Learn how transporters keep cells healthy

Cell Structure: Cell theory and internal organelles

Cellular Respiration (Principles): Measure energy consumption during exercise

Cellular Respiration: Measuring energy consumption during exercise

Chemistry Safety


Competition: Learn to identify and quantify competition between species

Concrete Materials Testing: Learn the key properties of durable concrete

Confocal Microscopy

Conservation of Energy: Improve the Labster Roller Coaster

Control of Microbial Growth: Explore decontamination and selective toxicity

CRISPR-Cas applied to TGF-beta induced EMT: Set up protocols in the lab to answer biological questions

Cytogenetics: Perform a prenatal diagnosis


Ecological Niches: Choose the right Kuppelfang to bring to Earth!

Ecosystem Dynamics: Assess the effect of fertilizers on the phosphorus cycle

Electrical Resistance: Apply Ohm’s Law to simple circuits

Electromagnetic Spectrum (Principles): Discover electromagnetic waves

Electron Transport Chain: A rollercoaster ride that produces energy

Electrophilic Addition: Explore reactions of hydrocarbons

Elimination Reactions: Use cyclohexanol to create polymers


Embryology: Discover the genetics of limb development

Endocrinology: Learn how contraceptives work

Enzyme Kinetics



Evolution: Are you related to a sea monster?

Evolution: Founding theories and principles

Exercise Physiology

Experimental Design



Flow Injection Analysis

Food webs: Learn about interactions between trophic levels

Foraging: Build a foraging theory to save the crops

Forces and Free-Body Diagrams: May the forces be with you!

Gene Expression Unit: Use sequencing to unveil a gene linked to obesity

Gene Regulation

Genetic Transfer in Bacteria: Prevent the rise of superbugs!

Genetically Engineered Machine

Hematology: Introduction to blood

Homeostatic Control: How does the human body keep itself in balance?

Homogenization: Developing better-tasting milk


Ideal Gas Law: Build your own temperature scale

Identification of Unknown Bacteria: Help save baby Kuppelfangs from an epidemic!

Intestinal Glucose Transport: Study a mouse intestine model to diagnose an infant

Introduction to Echocardiography: Use different projections to diagnose patients

Introduction to Food Macromolecules

Introduction to Immunology: Explore the immune system and save the world!

Introductory Lab

Invertebrate Model System: Find the genetic cause of a disease using C. elegans

Ionic and Covalent Bonds

Kjeldahl Method: Estimate the protein content in food

Lab Safety

Labster Demo

Landscape Ecology: Determine persistence in a spatially heterogeneous landscape

Law of Universal Gravitation: Use gravity to orbit the moon

Light and Polarization: Learn from Einstein the properties of light

Marine Biology: Investigate a massive fish death

Materials Science with Neutrons: Observe what happens inside a battery

Matter and Phase Changes: Distil ethanol

Medical Genetics

Meiosis: Understand how traits are inherited

Mendelian Inheritance: From genes to traits


Mitosis: Using a toxic compound from the yew tree in cancer therapy

Molecular Cloning

Monogenic Disorders

Multiplex Automated Genomic Engineering (MAGE): Conjuring massive mutations

Muscle Tissues: An overview

Newton’s Laws of Motion: Understanding active and passive safety in motorsports

Next Generation Sequencing