2008 BeeSpace Summer Learning Workshop

EdWeek 08: Wednesday activities

6/28/2008  3:00 pm

Wednesday morning featured an extended walk-through by Nick Naeger of a BeeSpace experiment, covering tissues, dissection, mRNA extraction, spectrophotometry, PCR, and microarrays. Also, Gene Robinson led discussion of scientific implications of the BeeSpace project. The students also taste-tested several varieties of honey.

Lecture: BeeSpace Molecular Biology, with Nick Naeger (45 mins.)
   
Naeger-MolBio.PDF -- Slideset (Adobe Acrobat)
    Video -- Synchronized video and slides (Adobe Flash)
    Transcript (Adobe Acrobat)
    Question Set (Adobe Acrobat)

Lecture: Roots of Behavior: Nature vs. Nurture, with Gene Robinson (1 hr., 28 mins.)
    Robinson-NatureNurture.PDF -- Slideset (Adobe Acrobat)
    Video Part 1 (33 mins.) | Video Part 2 (45 mins.) -- Synchronized video and slides (Adobe Flash)
    Transcript (Adobe Acrobat)
    Question Set (Adobe Acrobat)

Wednesday Photo Galleries
    Honey tasting