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Open-Ended Project Ideas in the Life Sciences

An excellent resource for project ideas in the life sciences. This book describes over 100 open-ended projects on bacteria, plants, animals, and environmental issues. Notes and references to techniques are included. Guides to report writing and science fair preparation complete this 184-page book which has multiple illustrations and photographs throughout. This book is geared primarily to students in grades 9-12. However, seventh and eighth graders may also find it helpful.

 
Book Contents

Chapter Headings

  • Open-Ended Projects in Bacteria Some examples:
    • The Use of Bacteria to Control Weeds
    • The Effect of Temperature on the Nitrogen Cycle
    • The Effect of Mouthwashes on Bacteria
    • Disinfecting Plant Material in Preparation for Tissue Culture
    • Testing Milk for Bacteria
    • Testing Water for Bacteria
    • Testing for Normal Bacteria on the Surfaces of Plants
  • Open-Ended Projects in Plants Categories:
    • Seeds
    • Plant Growth
    • Soil and Hydroponics
    • Plant Longevity
    • Plant Cells
    • Genetics
    • Potpourri
  • Open-Ended Projects in Animals Animal Groups:
    • Rotifers, Water Bears, and Water Fleas
    • Clams and Crabs
    • Bugs
    • Tadpoles and Frogs
    • The Domesticated Rat
    • Human Volunteers
  • Open-Ended Projects in Environmental Science Field of Study:
    • Air Pollution
    • Water Pollution
    • Waste Management and Recycling
    • Population Explosion
    • Projects Neither Here Nor There

Appendices

  • Rules for Research Involving Live Vertebrate Animals
  • How to Write the Science Project Report
  • How to Prepare for a Science Fair

 

$24.95
184 pages • Paperback 8½ x 11
ISBN: 978-0-9794500-1-3

 

Science Projects: Book 1. Project Ideas in the Life Sciences (Perfect Binding)

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