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

In a futuristic lab, you will get help from a robot assistant to determine the acidity of a lake of acid found on an exoplanet. You will learn how to quantify the acidity and alkalinity of substances.

DURATION: 25M
Chemistry
Acids and Bases: Acidity and Alkalinity in Everyday Substances

Join Marie in the Acids and Bases Simulation and explore the nature and concepts of these important chemical compounds. Measure the pH of chemical solutions, and use your acquired knowledge to evaluate mixtures of acids and base.

DURATION: 26M
Physiology
Action Potential Lab: Experiment with a squid neuron

Dissect a squid and use its giant neuron to witness the propagation of information in the shape of an action potential created by an electric current. Use this information to identify a neurotoxin affecting a hospitalized patient.

DURATION: 50M
Chemistry
Advanced Acids and Bases

Join us in in the exploration of acids and bases and learn all the advanced terms used in chemistry.

DURATION: 30M
Biology
Animal Genetics

Learn about the Mendelian inheritance of double muscling in cattle. Find the responsible gene using linkage analysis and learn how mutation in this gene alters gene expression resulting in double muscled cattle.

DURATION: 53M
Biology
Antibodies: Why are some blood types incompatible?

Learn about the concepts of antibodies and antigens, as well as the ABO and Rhesus blood grouping systems and their importance in blood transfusions. Then, you will help a young couple determine a potential risk for Rhesus disease in their unborn child.

DURATION: 37M
Physics
Applications of Buoyancy: floatation

Join Dr. One at the lake and learn what it takes to make an object float or sink. Find out how the density of a liquid does significantly impact the buoyancy of an object and how much of a floating object is submerged below the surface.

DURATION: 20M
General Biology
Aseptic Technique: Culture your sample without contamination

Help a microbiologist prepare a pure culture that can be used to identify a microbe causing an infection! Use good aseptic technique to avoid contamination of the sample, ensure your own safety, and avoid surprise fires in the lab.

DURATION: 15M
Chemistry
Atomic Structure (Principles): Atoms and isotopes

Learn about the atomic structure of the elements and investigate the properties of element samples from an exoplanet to assess whether life on it is a possibility. Find out what differentiates an atom from an ion and define the isotopes of an element.

DURATION: 36M
Chemistry
Atomic Structure (Principles): Bohr and quantum models

Explore the atomic model, absorption and emission spectra, and how they reveal information about stars in galaxies far far away.

DURATION: 34M
Chemistry
Atomic Structure: Assess the possibility of life on other planets

Learn about the atomic structure of the elements and investigate the properties of element samples from an exoplanet to assess whether life on it is a possibility. Find out what differentiates an atom from an ion and define the isotopes of an element.

DURATION: 34M
Microbiology
Bacterial Cell Structures: An introduction to the bacterial cell

Visit a research station in Antarctica and help the researcher Nicolas explore bacteria in melting water. Uncover the features that are necessary for bacterial survival and compare these to other bacteria living elsewhere.

DURATION: 36M
Microbiology
Bacterial Growth Curves: Experiment with bacterial growth

Learn about the mind-boggling speed of exponential growth and test how different growth conditions affect bacterial growth.

DURATION: 53M
Microbiology
Bacterial Isolation

Learn about the proper techniques of isolating single colonies from a culture sample, how to use aseptic techniques and how to perform plate streaking.

DURATION: 41M
Microbiology
Bacterial Quantification by Culture

Use the serial dilution technique to quantify the effect of a novel antibiotic compound on bacterial growth.

DURATION: 46M
Microbiology
Bacterial Shapes and Movement

Explore different bacterial shapes by using a microscope to look at a sample of bacteria from Antarctica.

DURATION: 15M
Chemistry
Basic Chemistry Thermodynamics: Solve the challenge of storing renewable energy

Learn the core concepts of thermodynamics and apply the technique of bomb calorimetry to help solve the challenge of storing renewable energy.

DURATION: 42M
Electricity
Basic Electricity: Understand how electricity works

Help the scientists get electricity back in their lab by understanding how electricity works.

DURATION: 16M
Ecology
Behavioral Thermoregulation: Help keep a gecksi alive!

Life is hard when you need to constantly work to maintain your body temperature and keep your energy levels in check. Think like a gecksi, make wise choices and try to keep the gecksi alive in three challenging environments!

DURATION: 35M
General Biology
Benedict’s Test for Simple Carbohydrates

Have you ever wondered what a simple sugar is? Discover the structure of simple carbohydrates and how you can test for the presence of simple sugars in food samples.

DURATION: 15M
Ecology
Biodiversity: Assess and compare biodiversity on an exoplanet

Travel to the exoplanet Astakos IV and use ecological methods to assess and compare biodiversity over time and between different sites.

DURATION: 35M
Biotechnology
Bioinformatics: An introduction

Embark on a mission to identify the metabolic pathway that produces an antimalarial compound in a rare plant. Can you begin the process of creating a novel antimalarial drug?

DURATION: 25M
Ecology
Biomes: Identify and create the main biomes on Earth

Learn about the main biomes on Earth and where they are located with our new Biome Generator. You will be able to adjust different parameters to build your own biome and observe the result of your changes instantly!

DURATION: 35M
Microbiology
Biosafety

Introduction to containment level 3 (Biosafety level 3, BSL3) research laboratory, a hypothetical approach to identifying a potential bioterrorism agent that is classed as a hazard group three microorganism.

DURATION: 48M
General Biology
Biuret’s Test for Proteins

Have you ever wondered what protein is? Discover the structure of protein and how you can test for the presence of protein in food samples.

DURATION: 15M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Building Animal Cells

Help determine what a bear ate before it died by building the structure and choose the internal organelles of the four basic types of animal cells found inside the bear’s mouth.

DURATION: 15M
Microbiology
Building Gram Positive and Gram Negative Cell Walls

Have you ever wondered what exactly makes bacteria divided into Gram groups? Do they have special barcodes or tiny identifiers at their surface? Let's find out together!

DURATION: 15M
Chemistry
Calorimetry: Using a bomb calorimeter

Apply the technique of bomb calorimetry to help solve the challenge of storing renewable energy. Learn about the first law of thermodynamics, enthalpy, and internal energy.

DURATION: 15M
Pharmacology
Cancer Pharmacology: Provide recommendations in a multi-million dollar project

Review the usefulness of a multi-million dollar operation to identify potential drugs for cancer chemotherapy, and provide your recommendations to the Project Leader.

DURATION: 50M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cancer Sample Preparation for Mass Spectrometry

Assist in a biopsy on a cancer patient and learn how to prepare the sample for mass spectrometry by extracting its phosphopeptides. Will you be able to identify the cancer stage of the patient by looking at the phosphorylation pattern?

DURATION: 44M
Biology
Cancer: Impact of BRCA mutations

Investigate the principles of cancer development and cancer-related gene mutations to assess the risk of breast cancer development in a patient with a history of cancer in the family.

DURATION: 10M
Biology
Carbohydrates: The sugars that feed us

The Carbohydrates Lab explores how carbohydrates are broken down by the digestive system and taken up into the bloodstream.

DURATION: 30M
Analytical Chemistry
Carbon NMR: What is the mystery compound?

Help Yummy Food Inc survive the shut down of their food factory! Learn about the principles of the analytical technique carbon-13 NMR and interpret the spectrum of the mysterious unlabelled compound they have used in their food and drink.

DURATION: 18M
Organic Chemistry
Carbon Valence, Hybridization and Angles

Join Dr. One on a mission to figure out how the orbitals of carbon’s valence electrons hybridize, and how this greatly influences the bonds that carbon is able to form.

DURATION: 25M
Physiology
Cardio-respiratory Physiology: How can seals dive so deep for so long?

Monitor three dives of a Weddell seal in Antarctica and discover how long it can dive with the oxygen available in its stores.

DURATION: 36M
Physiology
Cardiovascular Function During Exercise: Learn how your body reacts to exercise

Use medical tests to gather information about patients and determine how their cardiovascular systems respond to different exercise intensities.

DURATION: 31M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Culture Basics: Plate, split and freeze human cells

Find out what it’s like to work in a cell culture laboratory. Learn how to use the aseptic technique to avoid contamination of your cells, and discover what it takes to keep them alive.

DURATION: 61M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Division (Principles): Mitosis and Meiosis

Join a cell biology research group to find out how a poisonous compound from a yew tree can be used in cancer therapy. You will be immersed in an animation of a human cell and use light and fluorescence microscopy to study cell division.

DURATION: 32M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Membrane and Transport: Learn how transporters keep cells healthy

Discover the structure and function of cell membranes by launching cargo molecules at a virtual cell. Apply your learning back in the lab to improve the health of synthetic cells that the lead researcher wants to use to produce insulin.

DURATION: 25M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Membrane and Transport: Modifying the cell membrane

Discover the structure and function of cell membranes using the fluid mosaic model. Apply your learning to improve the health of synthetic cells that the lead researcher wants to use to produce insulin.

DURATION: 25M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Membrane and Transport: Types of transporter proteins

Discover the structure and function of cell membranes by launching cargo molecules at a virtual cell.

DURATION: 25M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Structure: Cell theory and internal organelles

Explore a forest to discover the cellular structures of various organisms to help determine what a bear ate before it died. Build the structure and choose the internal organelles of the four basic types of animal cells

DURATION: 35M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cellular Respiration (Principles): Measure energy consumption during exercise

Help local basketball players understand how the food they eat gets converted to energy through cellular respiration. Use a mouse model to find out what effect exercise intensity has on oxygen and glucose consumption.

DURATION: 32M
General Biology
Cellular Respiration: Glycolysis

Help the basketball players understand how the food they eat gets converted to energy by investigating glycolysis, the first stage of cellular respiration.

DURATION: 15M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cellular Respiration: Measuring energy consumption during exercise

Help basketball players understand how the food they eat gets converted to energy through glycolysis, the Krebs cycle and the electron transport chain. Use a mouse model to experiment on the effect of exercise intensity on oxygen and glucose consumption.

DURATION: 37M
Animal Physiology
Cellular Respiration: Respirometry

Observe how we can monitor and better understand respiration by a method known as Respirometry. Learn the effects of exercise of respiration by observing glucose levels and oxygen consumption through a model organism: a mouse.

DURATION: 15M
General Biology
Cellular Respiration: The Electron Transport Chain

Take dive inside a mitochondrion to learn all about the electron transport chain (ETC) and pass on your findings to the basketball team so they can learn too!

DURATION: 15M
General Biology
Cellular Respiration: The Krebs Cycle

Help a basketball team learn about what happens in the second stage of cellular respiration, the Krebs cycle, to help them improve their longevity in the game!

DURATION: 15M
General Chemistry
Chemical Nomenclature: Learn the importance of inorganic compounds in life!

Become an alchemist for the day! Conjure up the names of inorganic compounds and learn their applications. Can you unlock all 16 transmute structures?

DURATION: 30M
Chemistry
Chemistry Safety

Go on a mission to produce sustainable biodiesel and learn how to safely work with dangerous chemicals without any risk of getting hurt.

DURATION: 30M
Chemistry
Chemistry Safety: Dispose of chemical waste

Join the lab assistant Marie in clearing up the fume hood after some students left a mess in the lab. Learn how to use your knowledge of the chemicals required for an experiment and apply it to safely dispose of the chemical waste.

DURATION: 14M
Chemistry
Chemistry Safety: Hazard symbols

Join lab assistant Marie to find out how to decide on the correct laboratory practice and personal protective equipment when dealing with hazardous chemicals. Learn the meaning of the hazard symbols and apply your knowledge with some example chemicals.

DURATION: 15M
Biotechnology
ChIP-exo

Perform the chromatin immunoprecipitation with exonuclease treatment (ChIP-exo) protocol, and prepare the target DNA to learn how E. coli survive in acid stress conditions.

DURATION: 68M
Microbiology
Comparing Bacterial Structures

Explore the similarities and differences between bacterial and eukaryotic cell structures. Discover what structural features allow bacteria to survive in extreme environmental conditions.

DURATION: 15M
Ecology
Competition: Learn to identify and quantify competition between species

Help the residents in Astakos IV to increase the yield of their crops by reducing the competition between different species.

DURATION: 33M
Civil Engineering & Material Science
Concrete Materials Testing: Learn the key properties of durable concrete

Enter a virtual engineering lab to test concrete materials and work with an engineer. In the lab you will find samples of fine and coarse aggregates, cement, water & admixtures. Test many combinations and find the recipe for a durable concrete.

DURATION: 50M
General Biology
Confocal Microscopy

Join this virtual confocal microscopy lab and learn how to take pin-sharp confocal micrographs and 3D renderings. Use the knowledge to save your uncle’s crop from a mysterious plant disease.

DURATION: 30M
Physics
Conservation of Energy: maximize the mechanical energy of a rollercoaster

Apply the concept of conservation of energy to make the Labster roller coaster ride faster and more exciting. Calculate potential, kinetic and mechanical energy using the formula board to determine how to best improve the roller coaster track.

DURATION: 40M
Microbiology
Control of Microbial Growth: Explore decontamination and selective toxicity

A dental patient’s recurrent infection is becoming dangerously septic. Your task is to investigate the cause using diffusion disc assays and prevent further cases by exploring sterilization, decontamination & selectively toxic infection control methods.

DURATION: 54M
General Biology
Counting Cells: Control the epidemic

Work as a pharmaceutical detective to identify the link between a new drug and a recent epidemic. Use the scientific method to define the different variables and perform a fluorescent cell assay to test the effect of the drug on the cells.

DURATION: 15M
Biotechnology
CRISPR-Cas applied to TGF-beta induced EMT

Learn how to detect the hallmarks of EMT using immunofluorescence and knock out the correct gene to revert the process using CRISPR

DURATION: 49M
Biology
Cytogenetics: Perform a prenatal diagnosis

Help a mother-to-be who is extremely worried about the fate of her baby. Will you able to diagnose the condition of the fetus using a cytogenetics-based approach?

DURATION: 35M
Demo
Demo Simulation

In this demo virtual lab simulation, you will help Dr. One in identifying a fundamental biological molecule. During your mission, you will watch animations and explore lab equipment in the virtual lab.

DURATION: 15M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Diabetes

Learn the basics of Type II diabetes.

DURATION: 32M
Ecology
Ecological niches: Choose the right Kuppelfang to bring to Earth!

Investigate why the Kuppelfangs died when transplanted to the new Astakos IV biodome on Earth. Quantify their realized and fundamental niche, and explore how acclimation affects the boundaries of a niche.

DURATION: 71M
Ecology
Ecosystem Dynamics: Assess the effect of fertilizers on the phosphorus cycle

Analyze the effects of fertilizers on the phosphorus cycle and help the residents in Astakos IV to increase their crop yield without compromising the environment.

DURATION: 20M
Electricity
Electrical Resistance: Apply Ohm's law to simple circuits

Build your own resistor to repair a broken radio.

DURATION: 36M
Waves
Electromagnetic Spectrum (Principles): Uses and dangers of electromagnetic waves

Discover what types of radiation make up the electromagnetic spectrum and the uses and dangers of each type.

DURATION: 20M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Electron Transport Chain: A rollercoaster ride that produces energy

Help a group of engineers figure out if a mysterious dark alga is able to do photosynthesis using green light and measure this process with the Hill reaction. If it is, your work will help create a sustainable plan that will use sunlight and pollution sources for biofuel production.

DURATION: 43M
Organic Chemistry
Electrophilic Addition: Explore reactions of hydrocarbons

Travel to Titan on a reactivity reconnaissance mission and explore this hydrocarbon world. Can you use your knowledge of the electrophilic addition reaction to identify hydrocarbons that you could use to build an extra-terrestrial colony on Titan?

DURATION: 39M
Organic Chemistry
Elimination Reaction: Use cyclohexanol to create polymers

Join Kim in the Polymer Research Lab to solve the puzzle of unexpected side product formation in their optimized cyclohexanol elimination reaction. Use and expand your organic chemistry knowledge to do this and get the polymer production back on track.

DURATION: 27M
Biology
ELISA

Help a scientist detect and quantify proteins by using one of the most popular techniques in molecular biology.

DURATION: 48M
Developmental Biology
Embryology: Discover the genetics of limb development

Dissect chicken and mouse embryos to visualize and analyze embryonic development. Compare genetic results from the model organisms with the genetic laboratory results from a human case study to determine the cause and effect of Liebenberg Syndrome.

DURATION: 30M
Physiology
Endocrinology: Learn how contraceptives work

Develop a method for keeping a population of rabbits under control by using hormonal treatments. Investigate how different concentrations of different hormones impact the fertility of male and female rabbits.

DURATION: 30M
Chemistry
Energy Surfaces and Spontaneous Reactions

Learn the core concepts of thermodynamics and discover how chemical reactions can be represented with energy surfaces. Determine which chemical reactions are spontaneous.

DURATION: 15M
Chemistry
Environmental Impact of Coal Power Plants

Join the project manager Marie in her quest to uncover the environmental impacts of coal power plants and fish farming. Explore the issues with our current source of fuel and help Marie come up with a greener solution to save the environment.

DURATION: 15M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Enzyme Kinetics

Investigate Alcohol Flush Syndrome by studying Alcohol Dehydrogenase kinetics. Learn how to use a spectrophotometer, perform an enzyme kinetics experiment, analyze data and understand different inhibition mechanisms.

DURATION: 50M
Chemistry
Equilibrium

Learn about equlibrium and help a famous scientist to prevent a global famine by applying your knowledge to increase the yields of fertilizer for the crops.

DURATION: 31M
Ecology
Eutrophication

Utilize microscopy and spectroscopy techniques to solve a massive fish kill mystery. Investigate how dissolved nitrogen levels and an algal bloom are linked to the fish population.

DURATION: 30M
Biology
Evolution: Are you related to a sea monster?

Learn the basic mechanisms of evolution in order to simulate how a population evolved over hundreds of years, and learn how random mutations are the basis of natural selection.

DURATION: 30M
Biology
Evolution: Founding theories and principles

Follow the million-year evolutionary journey of a canid colony as you create random mutations in their DNA and critique biological evidence to build a taxonomic tree that unites all life on Earth.

DURATION: 35M
Biology
Evolution: Generations of an allele

Dive into the evolution of whales! Follow the path of a gene from a rare mutation to being stuck in a population through natural disasters and competition.

DURATION: 15M
Biology
Evolution: Identifying a deep sea creature

Dive into the evolution of whales: from a sequence of nucleotides to a 30-meter long blue whale.

DURATION: 15M
Biology
Evolution: Journey of the canids

Follow the million-year evolutionary journey of a canid colony as you create random mutations in their DNA.

DURATION: 15M
Biology
Evolution: Taxonomic tree of life

Build a taxonomic tree that unites all life on Earth by exploring the differences between organisms.

DURATION: 20M
Physiology
Exercise Physiology

In this sports science lab, you will find out how only three times ten minutes of supramaximal sprint interval training per week can increase your exercise capacity and fitness level.

DURATION: 50M
Universal Scientific Skills
Experimental Design

Work as a pharmaceutical detective to identify the link between a new drug and a recent epidemic. Use the scientific method to design an experiment and perform a fluorescent cell assay to test your hypothesis.

DURATION: 35M
Chemistry
Exploring a Distillation Apparatus

Get ready to dive deep into the process of distillation, by inspecting a simple benchtop distillation system and exploring all its parts on your own. Will you be able to relate the part of the distillation apparatus to their functions?

DURATION: 12M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Exploring Human Reproductive Cells

The Labster fertility center needs your help! Some of the samples of sperm and ova have been mixed up in unlabeled tubes and the team needs your sort this out. While exploring the samples, learn about the process of meiosis and mitosis.

DURATION: 13M
Biotechnology
FACS

In the Fluorescence-automated Cell Sorting (FACS) Simulation, you will learn the basics of flow cytometry and find out how to use a flow cytometer with fluorescence detection.

DURATION: 35M
General Biology
Fermentation: Optimize bio-ethanol production

Learn how to optimize alcohol production in a fermentor. Will you be able to create the ideal conditions for the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae to produce bioethanol?

DURATION: 35M
Chemistry
Flow Injection Analysis

Let’s awaken your curiosity for the chemistry of caffeine. Learn how Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) helps scientists measure the concentration of caffeine in your drinks.

DURATION: 43M
General Biology
Fluorescence Microscopy

Enter the virtual microscope room to see inside a tissue sample. Learn how a fluorescence microscope can create a high contrast image and answer biological questions.

DURATION: 25M
Ecology
Food webs: Learn about interactions between trophic levels

Help reduce the impact from humans on an aquatic ecosystem on an exoplanet by using your knowledge of trophic cascades in a food web.

DURATION: 24M
Ecology
Foraging: Build a foraging theory to save the crops

Join the human colony on the fictional exoplanet Astakos IV to study the local alien species. What do they eat?hy and where do they forage for food? Can you build a model using our foraging theories from Earth?

DURATION: 35M
Physics
Forces and Free-body Diagrams: Learn how to navigate a drone

Finish your training in basic physics concepts to join a cutting edge mechanical engineering lab. Team up with Sir Isaac Newton and understand how various forces affect the motion of objects.

DURATION: 22M
Chemistry
From Algae to Bioenergy

Join the project manager Marie in her goal to successfully produce biodiesel from algal oil. Be involved in a revolutionary scientific discovery that can eliminate the environmental impacts accompanied by burning coal for energy.

DURATION: 15M
Organic Chemistry
Functional Groups and Basic Chemical Tests

Join Dr. One on a mission to discover what is in the mysterious painkillers that your friend Simon has gotten hold of. You will identify which functional groups this chemical compound should contain and perform chemical tests to verify their existence.

DURATION: 25M
Biology
Gel Electrophoresis: Visualize and separate nucleic acids

Solve a crime by using DNA fingerprinting to identify a thief. Use nucleic acid gel electrophoresis to separate and visualize DNA molecules and watch an animation to understand what happens inside the gel tank.

DURATION: 25M
Biology
Gene Expression Unit: Use sequencing to unveil a gene linked to obesity

Discover Next Generation Sequencing by analyzing the mRNA from pig tissues and identify a new gene linked to obesity. Confirm your results using qPCR to analyze the expression levels of your gene!

DURATION: 74M
Biology
Gene linkage and pedigree analyses

Put yourself in the place of a genetic counselor and find out if the daughter of a breast cancer patient is at a higher risk of developing breast cancer herself. Help her by constructing a pedigree and finding the defective gene by using linkage analysis.

DURATION: 15M
Biology
Gene Regulation

Open your eyes to the vast potential of gene regulation, where you can reprogram cells into any cell that fits your needs. Will you able to help the doctor in restoring the sight of a visually impaired girl?

DURATION: 43M
Microbiology
Genetic Transfer in Bacteria: Prevent the rise of superbugs!

Prevent Dr. One from wiping out humanity! Complete a number of learning games to understand the three ways of genetic transfer in bacteria, transduction, transformation, and conjugation, and use your learnings to prevent the rise of superbugs.

DURATION: 34M
Biotechnology
Genetically Engineered Machine

Join an iGEM team to design a biosensor that can sense biofilm forming bacteria.

DURATION: 47M
Microbiology
Gram Stain: How stains and counterstains work

Have you ever wondered how the bacteria cell actually gets stained during Gram staining procedure? Discover how the cell retains a certain color during the experiment and to differentiate it under the microscope!

DURATION: 13M
Microbiology
Gram Stain: Test yourself in Gram Stain Procedure

Familiarize yourself with details about Gram Stain procedure. Learn about reagents used during the experiment and repeat the protocol in stepwise manner, to be more than ready for real time Gram staining!

DURATION: 10M
Chemistry
Heating Curves and Phase Changes: Distil Ethanol

Learn how to generate and interpret the heating curves of ethanol and water. Discover how to relate heating curve data to the recorded observations of the substance on heating and determine the physical properties from the generated curve.

DURATION: 15M
Physiology
Hematology: Introduction to Blood

Explore the morphology of different types of blood cells and differentiate them via Giemsa staining. Separate the components of blood and analyze the results of blood samples using an automated hematology analyzer.

DURATION: 40M
Physiology
Homeostatic Control: How does the human body keep itself in balance?

Ever wondered how your body constantly regulates itself to stay healthy? Visit the Homeostatic Control lab to learn all about the concept of homeostasis and how it can be applied to a wide range of systems, from blood pressure to body temperature.

DURATION: 35M
Biology
Homogenization: Developing better-tasting milk

Help Adam the farmer grow his milk business by exploring the basic concepts of homogenization, a standard procedure in milk processing.

DURATION: 26M
Chemistry
HPLC

Learn how different factors such as heat and humidity can alter drug stability. Identify the components of the HPLC machine and use it to separate and measure the different compounds of a medicine.

DURATION: 52M
Organic Chemistry
Hydrocarbon Nomenclature and Representations

Join Dr. One on a mission to figure out how to systematically name hydrocarbons and interpret and use the various core formula types for organic compounds.

DURATION: 25M
Chemistry
Ideal Gas Law: Apply to save a life

Use the Gas Thermometry technique to validate the Ideal Gas Law. Define the absolute zero temperature by carrying out a gas thermometry experiment; handling extreme temperatures with the help of your assistant.

DURATION: 15M
Chemistry
Ideal Gas Law: Build your own temperature scale

Use the Gas Thermometry technique to validate the Ideal Gas Law. Observe the behavior of an ideal gas and create your own temperature scale, while handling extreme temperatures with the help of your assistant.

DURATION: 31M
Chemistry
Ideal Gas Law: Introduction

Observe the behavior of an ideal gas and the effects on this behavior when external variables are altered. Learn how the different variables affect the behavior and understand the relation of these variables to the ideal gas law equation.

DURATION: 15M
Microbiology
Identification of Unknown Bacteria: Help save baby Kuppelfangs from an epidemic!

Visit the exoplanet Astakos IV, where the Kuppelfang population is suffering from a bacterial infection. Use staining, differential media and biochemical tests to identify the bacteria so that the Kuppelfangs can be treated before they go extinct.

DURATION: 40M
Biology
Immunology: Immunoassay for detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Different patterns of antibody production are observed depending on an individual’s exposure to a pathogen. Conduct immunoassays that detect IgG and IgM in blood serum to discover the vaccination and infection status in a community exposed to SARS-CoV-2.

DURATION: 17M
Biology
Inheritance with Pedigrees

Investigate the principles of inheritance and draw a pedigree tree to understand how color blindness is inherited.

DURATION: 15M
Biology
Inheritance with Punnett Squares

Investigate the principles of inheritance and help a family determine whether future generations will inherit color blindness.

DURATION: 15M
Physiology
Intestinal Glucose Transport: Study a mouse intestine for diagnosis

Turn a mouse intestine inside out and use it to study glucose transport in order to figure out what is wrong with an infant.

DURATION: 35M
Physiology
Introduction to Echocardiography: Use different projections to diagnose patients

Practice obtaining different ultrasound views of the heart anatomy and use different Doppler ultrasound imaging techniques on a giant virtual heart. Apply your new skills to diagnose a patient.

DURATION: 50M
Biology
Introduction to Food Macromolecules

Can you use your food macromolecule knowledge to convince your friend to change her diet to a healthier one?

DURATION: 49M
Chemistry
Introduction to Groups of the Periodic Table

Help Dr. One get the periodic table ready in time! By directly observing the elements’ characteristics, and investigating trends in atomic properties, your mission is to figure out where a number of fallen out elements belong.

DURATION: 16M
Microbiology
Introduction to Immunology: Explore the immune system and save the world!

Global health is everyone’s responsibility. Become a pathogen and invade a body to discover how immune cells and organs provide protection. Learn how researchers from across the planet work together to save the world from pathogenic infections.

DURATION: 57M
Biology
Introduction to Immunology: Organs and cells of the immune system

The immune system is a complex structure of cells, tissues and organs that work together to protect our bodies from infection. Dive into the complex structures and functions of those organs and cells that protect us from various pathogens every day!

DURATION: 22M
General Biology
Introduction to Protein Synthesis

Explore the structure of proteins and learn about the synthesis process inside the cells.

DURATION: 15M
Chemistry
Introduction to Qualitative Analysis of Elements

Help Dr. One get the periodic table ready in time! By directly observing the elements’ characteristics and testing their flame color, your mission is to figure out where a number of fallen out elements belong in the periodic table.

DURATION: 21M
General Physics
Introduction to Radioactive Decay

A meteor has crashed to Earth! Search the crash site with a Geiger counter, and bring a radioactive sample back to the lab. Learn all about types of decay, decay series, and half-life. Help Dr. One and Marie Curie figure out what’s in that rock.

DURATION: 25M
General Biology
Introductory Lab

Learn about lab safety, scientific methods, diffusion and osmosis, acids, bases and how to prepare buffers.

DURATION: 31M
Developmental Biology
Invertebrate Model System: Find the genetic cause of a disease using C. elegans

Help a group of doctors in their search for the genetic cause of a rare disease by performing a genetic screening using C. elegans as the animal model.

DURATION: 50M
General Biology
Iodine Test for Complex Carbohydrates

Have you ever wondered what starch is? Discover the structure of complex carbohydrates and how you can test for the presence of complex carbohydrates in food samples.

DURATION: 15M
Analytical Chemistry
Ion Exchange Chromatography

Learn about the function and principles of ion exchange chromatography and get hands-on experience by purifying a protein involved in Parkinson’s disease to help studying the relation between the protein and the disease.

DURATION: 13M
Chemistry
Ionic and Covalent Bonds

Join your friend on a quest to analyze two mysterious substances he got from an alchemist to cure his migraine and learn how atoms connect.

DURATION: 39M
Chemistry
Kjeldahl Method: Estimate the protein content in food

Measure the protein content in a food sample with the Kjeldahl method, and investigate whether the apparent result has been tampered with by using LC-MS/MS.

DURATION: 45M
Universal Scientific Skills
Lab Safety

Survive your first day in the lab by identifying the different hazards you might encounter in an unsafe laboratory. You will be introduced to the lab dress code, safety equipment and the do's and don'ts when working in a lab.

DURATION: 25M
Ecology
Landscape Ecology: Determine persistence in a spatially heterogeneous landscape

Discover unique areas within an exoplanet’s landscape and apply your findings to predict the persistence of an alien species by estimating colonization and extinction rates.

DURATION: 50M
General Physics
Law of Universal Gravitation: Use gravity to orbit the moon

Learn the basics of gravitation by weighing the famous scientist Sir Isaac Newton and observe the Law of Universal Gravitation in action by changing the mass of the Earth. Travel in space and perform a thought experiment about orbits.

DURATION: 27M
Waves
Light and Polarization: Learn from Einstein the properties of light

Learn how to use polarizing filters like real photographers do. Albert Einstein will help you shed light on the fascinating world of electromagnetic waves by playing with lasers, mirrors & polarizing filters.

DURATION: 29M
General Biology
Light Microscopy

Enter the virtual microscope room to see inside a tissue sample. Learn how a light microscope can magnify an image and answer biological questions.

DURATION: 25M
Organic Chemistry
Liquid-liquid Extraction: Extract caffeine from your everyday drinks

Learn how to use a separating funnel to extract and dry a water soluble compound, such as caffeine from tea or coffee. Can you also predict the liquid phases in which the compound can be found?

DURATION: 35M
Physiology
MALDI Investigation into Doping

Collaborate with an anti-doping agent at a bicycle race. Test athletes’ urine for a doping substance using mass spectrometry. Can you find out which athlete has been cheating?

DURATION: 15M
Ecology
Marine Biology: Investigate a massive fish death

Become an environmental investigator and solve a massive fish kill mystery. First, learn about the different trophic levels of the ecosystem. You will then perform a fish necropsy and use a spectrophotometer to analyze oxygen levels in the water.

DURATION: 28M
General Physics
Materials Science with Neutrons: Observe what happens inside a battery!

Perform neutron diffraction and quasi-elastic neutron scattering experiments at a research facility while helping a group of scientists in the Arctic. Observe the structure of atomic layers inside a battery and see how some atoms move when it discharges.

DURATION: 50M
Chemistry
Matter and Phase Changes: Distil ethanol

Rescue a town from a fuel crisis by using your knowledge about matter and phase changes principles and performing ethanol distillation.

DURATION: 33M
Biology
Medical Genetics

Learn about Mendelian genetics, linkage analysis, hereditary cancer, tumor suppressor, oncogenes and how to identify a defective gene in a family.

DURATION: 52M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Meiosis, Mitosis and Plant Gametes

Help the laboratory investigate some of their samples of lily anthers and explore the phases of meiosis in them. Learn the basics of meiosis and mitosis by comparing the two processes.

DURATION: 10M
Biology
Meiosis: How is color blindness inherited?

Investigate the principles of Mendelian inheritance and discover how color blindness is inherited by observing chromosomal rearrangement in an animation.

DURATION: 15M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Meiosis: Understand how traits are inherited

Follow a couple as they go through IVF treatment in order to have a baby. Understand how traits are inherited from one generation to the next and how cell division plays an important role in forming, growing and repairing the human body.

DURATION: 36M
Biology
Mendelian Inheritance: From genes to traits

Investigate the principles of Mendelian inheritance and help a patient determine if his future children will inherit his color-blindness.

DURATION: 30M
General Biology
Microscopy

Analyze the microscopic structure of the small intestine and learn the advantages and limitations of light, fluorescence and electron microscopy.

DURATION: 45M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Mitosis: Using a toxic compound from the yew tree in cancer therapy

Join a cell biology research group to find out how a poisonous compound from a yew tree can be used in cancer therapy. You will be immersed in an animation of a human cell and use light and fluorescence microscopy to study cell division.

DURATION: 46M
Biotechnology
Molecular Cloning

Dive into recombinant DNA technology with cell division, transcription and translation. Includes concepts in restriction enzymes, cloning and reporter genes.

DURATION: 57M
Biology
Monogenic Disorders

Learn about the monogenic disorder Cystic Fibrosis and its inheritance from one generation to the next.

DURATION: 63M
Biotechnology
Multiplex Automated Genomic Engineering (MAGE): Conjuring massive mutations

Gain insight into how scientists can improve children’s eyesight by genetically modifying E.coli to produce more beta-carotene.

DURATION: 50M
Physiology
Muscle tissues: An overview

Explore the distribution and function of the three different muscle tissues found in the human body. Examine them down to the cellular level and dive further into their molecular structures to reveal the fascinating mechanisms behind muscle contractions.

DURATION: 50M
Physics
Newton's Laws of Motion: Understand active and passive safety in motorsports

Join a team of motorsport engineers and learn the basics of Newton’s laws of motion. Understand the basic principles of passive and active safety while driving a high-class race car.

DURATION: 21M
Biotechnology
Next Generation Sequencing

Learn the different steps of sample preparation, sequencing, data collection and data analysis using next generation sequencing technique.

DURATION: 48M
Chemistry
Nuclear Chemistry: Understand the processes happening in the atomic nucleus

Have you ever wondered what’s inside the atomic nucleus? Why are some elements radioactive? What is radioactivity? The Nuclear Chemistry simulation will teach you the answer to these questions, and many more!

DURATION: 25M
Chemistry
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR): Analyze small protein samples

In the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance simulation, you will learn how to use NMR to characterize binding events between proteins and ligands. You will perform NMR experiments and interpret the resulting spectra. Will you be able to help improve an existing antibiotic in order to reduce its side effects?

DURATION: 33M
Organic Chemistry
Nucleophilic Addition: Explore the Grignard Reaction

Assist scientists on a drug discovery project and learn how to use nucleophilic addition to transform organic molecules into life-saving drugs! Will you be able to synthesize a new pharmaceutical product using the Grignard reaction?

DURATION: 52M
Organic Chemistry
Nucleophilic Substitution Reaction: Alkyl halides substrates

Solve a craft beer conundrum using your substitution smarts to design reactions for a unique range of flavor molecules! Will you help draw in a hip crowd with the new beverage flavors you create in the brew lab?

DURATION: 39M
Chemistry
Organic Chemistry Introduction: Learn about organic compounds

Learn about the structure, nomenclature and a few reactions of organic compounds, and use this knowledge to help out your virtual friend Simon with some strange medicine!

DURATION: 39M
Organic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry Reactivity Rules: Time to react!

Determine the outcome of a chemical reaction between two organic compounds by mastering the fundamental rules of reactions in organic chemistry.

DURATION: 49M
General Biology
Osmosis and Diffusion: Choose the right solution for an intravenous drip

Help save Frank’s life by choosing the correct saline solution for an intravenous drip. Join Dr. One in the lab to discover what a hypotonic, isotonic and hypertonic solution is and how water is transported across the cell membrane in osmosis.

DURATION: 14M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Parkinson's Disease

Use liquid chromatography to purify a protein involved in Parkinson’s disease to learn more about its causes and evaluate the efficacy of a promising molecule for its treatment using confocal microscopy.

DURATION: 35M
Microbiology
Pasteurization and Sterilization

Help an organic farmer to increase the shelf life of his peach juice. Will you be able to eliminate spoilage of the peach juice?

DURATION: 47M
General Biology
Perform a Dry Western Blot

Perform a western blot experiment to ultimately provide data and knowledge to identify a promising treatment for breast cancer. Investigate the connection between blood vessel growth and cancer development, by understanding signal transduction.

DURATION: 15M
Chemistry
Periodic Table (Principles): Get the table organized in time

Help Dr. One get the periodic table ready in time! By directly observing the elements’ characteristics, testing their flame color, and investigating trends in atomic properties, your mission is to figure out where a number of fallen out elements belong.

DURATION: 38M
Chemistry
Periodic Table of Elements: Get the table organized in time!

Help Dr. One get the periodic table ready in time! By directly observing the elements’ characteristics, testing their flame color, and investigating trends in atomic properties, your mission is to figure out where a number of fallen out elements belong.

DURATION: 30M
Botany
Photosynthesis: Algae pigment analysis

Help Roxy figure out if a mysterious dark algae is able to do photosynthesis using green light and measure this process with the Hill reaction.

DURATION: 15M
General Biology
Photosynthesis: Electron transport chain

Discover the process of photosynthesis by jumping inside a plant cell. Observe the electron transport chain in action. How is light converted to chemical energy?

DURATION: 15M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Pigment Extraction: Use photosynthesis to produce biofuel and reduce pollution

Relevant pigments using different solvents and measure their absorbance spectra to help a group of engineers figure out if a mysterious dark algae is able to absorb green light. Your work will help create a sustainable plan for energy production that will use sunlight, heat from a coal power plant, and nutrients from a fish farm.

DURATION: 42M
Universal Scientific Skills
Pipetting: Master the technique

Micropipettes are the extended arm of every biochemist. In this simulation, you will learn the art of pipetting in a hands-on experiment, as you try to determine the protein content of a corn cob. Will you be able to help LabsterFood Inc. create a breed of corn that contains enough essential amino acids to fulfil a person’s daily requirements? After playing this simulation, you’ll be ready to show off your pipetting skills when you enter the lab for the first time.

DURATION: 34M
Universal Scientific Skills
Pipetting: Selecting and Using Micropipettes

Learn how to handle micropipettes, which are one of the most important pieces of laboratory equipment. Get ready to show off your pipetting skills for those technical microscale experiments when you enter the lab for the first time.

DURATION: 11M
Biology
Polymerase Chain Reaction

Learn the techniques and application of Polymerase Chain Reaction and Gel Electrophoresis. Explore a real-world application, such as analyzing unique genetic fingerprints to solve a murder case.

DURATION: 33M
Ecology
Population Growth: Lets catch some goslins!

Help ecologists devise a conservation strategy that will protect the goslin population on a newly discovered exoplanet, Astakos IV.

DURATION: 30M
Earth and Space Science
Principles of the Water Cycle

Stop a house developer from breaking the water cycle! Dive into learning all about different hydrological stores and the processes which connect them.

DURATION: 18M
Biology
Properties of Water

Water is essential for life, but how much do you know about how it works? In this simulation, you will build a water molecule, and figure out why it behaves the way it does. Are you ready to make a splash?

DURATION: 15M
Biology
Protein Denaturation

Learn the different ways of denaturing proteins and learn about their importance in food science.

DURATION: 45M
Biology
Protein Synthesis

Explore the structure of proteins and learn about the synthesis process inside the cells. Examine the protein sequence to understand the differences of protein synthesis in prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

DURATION: 47M
Chemistry
Proton NMR: Spectra interpretation

Join Sam in the Labster lab where you will use proton NMR spectroscopy to elucidate the structure of an unknown organic compound. You will work with the fundamental concepts and functional groups needed to get started using this powerful technique.

DURATION: 50M
Chemistry
Reaction Kinetics: The essentials

Join Dr. One at our extraterrestrial lab facility, where we’re struggling to get enough propulsion for our transporter. We need you to figure out the kinetics and optimize the chemical reaction of the fuel we’re using, so we can continue with our experiments.

DURATION: 35M
Organic Chemistry
Recrystallization: Dissolve your solid and precipitate your crystals

Slip on your thermal resistant gloves, and let's get started! In this simulation, you’ll discover how to purify a solid by using the recrystallization technique.

DURATION: 25M
Organic Chemistry
Recrystallization: Filter your crystals and measure the melting point

How can we separate liquids from solids? How can we determine the purity of that solid? In this simulation you will learn how to use the suction filtration and melting point techniques that will allow you to answer both questions.

DURATION: 25M
Organic Chemistry
Recrystallization: Purify your solid

Have you ever wondered how to remove impurities from a solid? How can you be sure you’ve removed them if you do? Step into our recrystallization lab to learn how to purify a solid and check for its purity level!

DURATION: 25M
Chemistry
Redox Reactions: Discover how batteries work!

Build your own battery to power an electric car! Discover the chemical reactions that power batteries by finding oxidation numbers, balancing redox reactions, and experimenting with redox reactions in the lab.

DURATION: 35M
Developmental Biology
Regeneration Biology

Check out how some vertebrates are able to regrow entire limbs and explore the cellular mechanisms behind tissue regeneration in cute axolotls using microscopy and fluorescent proteins.

DURATION: 34M
Physiology
Renal Physiology: Find the mode of action of a diuretic drug

Explore the structure of the kidney and discover its different functions by trying to uncover the mode of action of a new diuretic drug that has the potential to prevent hypertension.

DURATION: 36M
Biology
RNA Extraction: Sample and purify mRNA from pigs

Learn how to extract RNA from pig fat tissue samples and how to purify messenger RNA using magnetic beads.

DURATION: 35M
Physiology
Sensory transduction: Learn why you feel pain when you get hit by a rock

Learn the basic mechanisms of sensory transduction by performing in vitro and in vivo experiments and determine which anesthetic drug will allow your friend to keep climbing a mountain without having the muscles affected.

DURATION: 38M
General Chemistry
Separating Mixtures: Using distillation to concentrate ethanol

Rescue a town from a fuel crisis by using your knowledge about matter and phase changes principles and performing ethanol distillation.

DURATION: 16M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Signal Transduction: Choose the best cancer inhibitor

Investigate the connection between blood vessel growth and cancer development. Use this knowledge to help the pharma company in their quest to uncover promising drug candidates to treat breast cancer patients.

DURATION: 25M
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Signal Transduction: How cells communicate

Investigate the connection between blood vessel growth and cancer development, and use this knowledge to identify a promising treatment for breast cancer.

DURATION: 32M
Engineering
Silo Design

Learn how to design huge constructions called silos and perform soil mechanics tests to obtain the properties of powdered material. Observe the flow of bulk solids inside a silo and understand the principle of a pneumatic conveying pump.

DURATION: 32M
Chemistry
Simple Distillation: Recycle waste from biodiesel production

Use the technique of simple distillation to help your colony on Mars purify the waste generated by the production of biodiesel from algae (water, glycerol, and methanol).

DURATION: 15M
Analytical Chemistry
Size Exclusion Chromatography: Separate monomers from oligomers

Use size exclusion chromatography (SEC) to prepare a sample of a protein involved in Parkinson’s disease! Discover how this technique can be beneficial in your lab experiments and create a hypothesis about the elution time of different-sized particles! 

DURATION: 15M
Physiology
Skeletal Muscle: Learn about the muscles we use to walk and run

Investigate the properties of two types of skeletal muscle and analyze their fiber composition. Use histochemistry and force transduction to compare muscles and learn why you can stay energized on long walks but get tired from a short sprint.

DURATION: 48M
Physiology
Smooth muscle: Learn how your gut contracts!

Join a physiology laboratory to understand how smooth muscle contracts by performing several in vitro experiments, and help your friend identify the cause of her intestinal pain.

DURATION: 35M
Chemistry
Solution Preparation: From salt to solution

Join your fantastic lab guide Dr. One in preparing a tricky aqueous solution of ammonium chloride using an analytical balance, which your colleagues need for an important analysis.

DURATION: 21M
Ecology
Spatial Ecology: Learn how the environment can influence the distribution of species

Help the scientists on the exoplanet Astakos IV to choose the location of the new research center by finding out where it will have the least impact on the ecological diversity of the area.

DURATION: 28M
General Science
Spectrophotometers: Building and exploring the instrument

Build your own spectrophotometer to discover how you can measure substances with light

DURATION: 15M
General Biology
Spectrophotometry: Learn the Beer-Lambert law with absorbance experiments

Build your own spectrophotometer to measure the absorbance of a reaction product on Mars!

DURATION: 25M
Oscillations
Springs and Masses (Principles): Learn how to detect and record earthquakes

Become a spring oscillation master and help determine the magnitude and epicenter of an earthquake using just a mass and a spring.

DURATION: 25M
Oscillations
Springs and Masses: Learn how to detect and record earthquakes

Become a spring oscillation master and help determine the magnitude and epicenter of an earthquake using just a mass and a spring.

DURATION: 30M
Chemistry
States of Matter

Dive into water at the molecular level to learn about the behavior of the molecules in the three different states of matter: solid, liquid and gas. Learn about the bonding interactions between the molecules during different phase transitions.

DURATION: 10M
Organic Chemistry
Stereochemistry: from stereocenters to E/Z isomers

Dive into stereochemistry and discover how to rotate, break and rearrange molecules using interactive 3D models. Expand your knowledge on isomers and prioritization, strengthening your scientific skills before jumping into organic chemistry.

DURATION: 18M
Chemistry
Stoichiometric Calculations: Identify a compound using gravimetric analysis

Learn about Avogadro’s number and the relationship between moles, mass and molecular weight as you use the technique of gravimetric analysis to identify an unknown compound.

DURATION: 35M
Chemistry
Stoichiometry: Avogadro’s number and molecular calculations

Define and calculate key molecular parameters based on Avogadro’s Law and learn about the relationship between mass, molecular weight, and numbers of atoms or molecules!

DURATION: 8M
Chemistry
Stoichiometry: Gravimetric Analysis

Perform gravimetric analysis to identify an unknown chemical in Labster laboratory!

DURATION: 22M
Organic Chemistry
Substitution vs. Elimination Reactions: Predict the outcome

Join Dr. One in the lab to investigate how several types of substitutions and eliminations are competing with each other in organic chemistry. Predict, mix and observe the outcome!

DURATION: 25M
General Biology
Sudan IV Test for Lipids

Have you ever wondered what fat is? Discover the structure of lipids and how you can test for the presence of lipids in food samples.

DURATION: 15M
Organic Chemistry
Synthesis of Aspirin: How to fight students’ migraines

Hone your synthetic skills in organic chemistry by going through a reaction that involves crystallization, filtration, calculation of the yield and a quality analysis using the melting point: the synthesis of aspirin.

DURATION: 22M
Biotechnology
Synthetic Biology

Join cutting edge research at MIT and design a biological circuit that can sense and destroy cancer cells.

DURATION: 62M
Earth and Space Science
The Carbon Cycle: Reduce carbon emissions

Help Farmer Greg understand the wider issues affecting corn production. Identify the different reservoirs and how they are connected, and then determine how human emissions affect the cycle by playing with the 3D model.

DURATION: 18M
Microbiology
The Gram Stain: Identify and differentiate bacteria

Join doctors in revealing a pathogen that is causing a patient to be critically ill. Perform the Gram stain on a sample collected from the patient and use microscopy to identify the presence of bacteria to help guide the proper antibiotic treatment.

DURATION: 55M
Earth and Space Science
The Nitrogen Cycle: Balance food demands and environmental concerns

Learn about the nitrogen cycle and help a local restaurant owner understand the complexities of sustainable crop production. Model nitrogen moving between stages of the cycle and then balance food production with environmental impact.

DURATION: 23M
General Biology
The Scientific Method

Work as a pharmaceutical detective to identify the link between a new drug and a recent epidemic. Use the scientific method to come up with a hypothesis and subsequently design an experiment that will test the validity of your hypothesis.

DURATION: 15M
Animal Physiology
Thermal Effects on Marine Oxygen Levels

Become an environmental investigator and solve a massive fish kill mystery. Use a spectrophotometer to analyze oxygen levels in the water and unravel the mystery.

DURATION: 15M
Physiology
Thermal Homeostasis: Apply thermoregulation to climate change

See how deer physiologically respond to climate change. Use a metabolic chamber and Douglas bag to measure the oxygen content, humidity and volume of a deer’s exhaled breath at different temperatures.

DURATION: 38M
Organic Chemistry
Thin Layer Chromatography: Separate a mixture and monitor a reaction's progress

Discover the intermolecular interactions involved in Thin Layer Chromatography. Utilize this newfound knowledge to assemble, run, and analyze a TLC experiment to monitor the progress of a reaction.

DURATION: 25M
Biotechnology
Tissue Engineering

Help out a desperate soccer player who has been badly injured. Will you able to help the sports physician in using the tissue engineering technique to restore damaged articular cartilage?

DURATION: 38M
Chemistry
Titration: Neutralize an acid lake contamination

Finding the concentration of an acid can be tedious and boring. Join a science expert to learn how to drop the base in style!

DURATION: 47M
Physiology
Treatment for Chronic Kidney Disease

Synthesize a treatment for anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease. Examine the protein sequence to understand the differences between protein synthesis in prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

DURATION: 25M
Ecology
Trophic Levels: Grazer vs. predator

Experience first-hand how energy is transferred within a food web and between trophic levels. In this simulation, you will guide a zebra towards a feeding ground by interacting with organisms in different trophic levels.

DURATION: 25M
Biotechnology
Uracil based excision cloning (USER): Cloning made simple

Join Marie in the molecular biology lab to apply your knowledge of the sophisticated cloning method, USER, in order to generate a beta-carotene cell factory.

DURATION: 33M
Microbiology
Using the Gram Stain to Help Diagnose Meningitis

Perform the Gram stain on a sample collected from the patient and use microscopy to identify the presence of bacteria to help guide the proper antibiotic treatment. Screen reader support enabled.

DURATION: 29M
Physics
Vectors and Scalars: Guide two astronauts on a mission to Mars

Learn how to differentiate between a vector and scalar quantity and identify the magnitude and direction of a vector. Define the vector components and solve basic engineering problems with the Cartesian coordinate system, while helping out two astronauts on their Relatedplanetary mission on the surface of Mars.

DURATION: 39M
Biotechnology
Viral Gene Therapy: Use DNA to prevent heart failure

Take advantage of the recent exciting research findings in the field, and try to develop a potential cure for heart failure. Will you be able to design a virus to help revert heart failure in patients?

DURATION: 37M
Environmental engineering
Wastewater Treatment

Study the treatment of urban wastewater. Will you be able to rescue a fish population suffering from pollution?

DURATION: 27M
Waves
Wave Model of Light (Principles): Use reflection and refraction to take photos

Visit Antarctica to take the perfect picture of a penguin! You will get help from Albert Einstein, who will teach you how reflection and refraction of light affect the photos you take among the snow and ice.

DURATION: 16M
General Biology
Western Blot Transfer: Prepare for protein detection

Join Dr. One and two colleagues on their mission to cure cancer. They are using Western blot to compare the level of p53 protein in cancerous and healthy control cells. Can you help Dr. One with the tricky membrane transfer step?

DURATION: 35M
Biology
Your Diet and Your DNA

Follow Lily’s quest for planning a healthy diet for her best friend, Mia, who is lacking energy for her athletic performances, and learn how an unhealthy diet can impact DNA stability by measuring telomere length and DNA adducts from human samples.

DURATION: 32M

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