3 Easy Biology Experiments Related to Plants

If you’re a biology teacher for students K-12 and you’re currently or will soon be focusing on lessons about plants, then you may want to engage your students in some fitting experiments. The sky is the limit when it comes to choosing some experiments that pertain to plants. However, if you want to choose the […]

What Are the Best Biology Topics for Lab Experiments?

Whether you teach biology to middle school, high school, or college-level students, performing lab experiments is likely to be an important part of your curriculum. Lab experiments have the ability to stimulate your students’ interest as well as their level of comprehension through exciting hands-on experience. However, choosing the most successful biology topics for lab […]

What Are the Best Resources to Learn About Biology?

If you are a biology teacher at a junior high or high school, if you homeschool your children, or if you are simply a student who is fascinated by biology, you may be looking for some of the best resources to learn more about biology. Fortunately, the Internet has made it easier than ever to […]

How Can We Use Botany in Our Daily Lives?

You may not realize everything plants bring to our lives. Yes, we see how they beautify our landscaping, enjoy the shade of a tall tree, and enjoy eating them in our favorite recipes. Plants are a very important source of life in our world. They are the reason we have oxygen to breathe thanks to […]

7 Ways to Be an Even Better Biology Teacher

There has never been a better time to teach biology. Biology is unquestionably relevant. Students want to understand pandemics, genetic differences, the effects of climate change, and the potential for biology to change their lives. Biology labs are all about planting beans in cups and dissecting frogs anymore. Modern Biology, Inc. brings the equipment every […]

How To Make Teaching Biology Interesting

If you expect to grab the attention of your students so they can become enthusiastic about learning biology, then you need to make it interesting. If you find that your students are distracted, disinterested, and bored while you’re teaching class, then you obviously need to make some changes, and fast. Once you’re able to capture […]

Differences Between a Northern Blot and a Southern Blot

Lab technicians utilize a variety of different blots to identify the presence of whichever molecule they are focused on, including RNA, DNA, or protein, when they are testing a complex combination of related molecules. The process of blotting refers to the transfer of macromolecules, including proteins and nucleic acids, from a gel that is placed […]

What is the Role of Photosynthetic Pigments?

In Modern Biology, Inc.’s new experiment, IND-32: Plant Pigment/Peroxidase Analysis, students choose a variety of vegetables and fruits. They then extract pigments and peroxidase the fun way, with a mortar and pestle. Finally, students do electrophoresis against cytochrome C and hemoglobin-albumin to characterize the pigments they extract. Modern Biology, Inc.‘s experiments are self-contained hands-on experiences […]

Why is DNA Fingerprinting So Important?

DNA fingerprinting, also known as DNA testing, DNA profiling or DNA typing, involves collecting cells from an individual’s body. These cells are specific to each and every person, and no two cell profiles are the same. The cells can be taken in different ways, such as swabbing the inside of your mouth, scrapping skin cells […]

Why are Buffers Useful in Biology?

Many students, as well as adults, may be wondering what buffers do in biology. Buffers are actually the combination of weak acids and their salts of strong bases. Buffers can also be a mixture of weak bases and their salts of strong acids. Buffers assist in maintaining a normal pH level in biological systems. This […]