Cell Lab Cookbook:
A Guide for Building Biology Experiment Exhibits
By Susan Fleming
Science Museum of Minnesota, 2004
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.
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Table of Contents
Surrounding ExhibitsCell Model, Cells Alive
Operationssafety and disposal, suppliers, budget, floor plan, and
Experiment Benchesbench set-up and supplies, procedure, maintenance,
comments and critique, and suppliers for each of seven benches:
How to Use a Microscope
Enzymes in Saliva
Summary and Conclusions
Appendix A: Operating Budget
Appendix B: Suppliers Info
CD: Antimicrobials Lab Companion