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  Cell Lab Cookbook: A Guide for Building Biology Experiements Exhibits
Cell Lab Cookbook:
A Guide for Building Biology Experiment Exhibits

By Susan Fleming
Science Museum of Minnesota, 2004
#142


In the Cell Lab at the Science Museum of Minnesota, visitors carry out experiments in cell and molecular biology using techniques and equipment found in typical research or clinical labs. This 139-page illustrated book, with accompanying CD, documents the development, maintenance, and operation of the Cell Lab and contains recipes and hints for developing your own wet biology experiment benches and associated exhibits.

Author Susan Fleming, the molecular biologist who led the Cell Lab project, researches and develops biology exhibits at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

$25 for ASTC members; $35 for nonmembers. Shipping and handling extra.

  Cell Lab Cookbook:
Table of Contents
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface
Acknowledgments
Overview
Surrounding Exhibits—Cell Model, Cells Alive
Operations—safety and disposal, suppliers, budget, floor plan, and staffing
Experiment Benches—bench set-up and supplies, procedure, maintenance, comments and critique, and suppliers for each of seven benches:
      How to Use a Microscope
      Cheek Cells
      DNA Extraction
      Testing Antimicrobials
      Mystery Microbes
      Enzymes in Saliva
      Giant Chromosomes
Lab Companion
Evaluation Studies
Summary and Conclusions
Appendix A: Operating Budget
Appendix B: Suppliers Info
CD: Antimicrobials Lab Companion

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