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SKU: BT5.00

BioBuilder® What a Colorful World

AU$305.00 ex GST
  • Introduce bio-engineering concepts
  • Teach synthetic biology and microbiology techniques
  • Allow students to experience real-world connections

The molecular biology kit uses 2 bacterial cell types and 2 colour-generating plasmids to teach DNA expression, inheritance, and sterile technique. The lab extends beyond classic transformation technique because it is put in context with the engineering concept of "chassis selection" when choosing the best host cell. Results are easy to analyse because the colours are visible to the naked eye, and students can observe how their structural framework alters the colours they see.

Includes enough materials for 24 students working in groups of 4. 

 

 

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  • Classroom Practicals
    • /lactose-intolerance/
    • /human-genetics-of-taste-teachers-manual/
    • /effects-of-transpiration/
    • /natural-selection-in-drosophila/
    • /drosophila-genetics/
    • /chemotaxis-in-slime-mould/
    • /observing-slime-mould/
    • /mutualism-and-paramecium/
    • /cauliflower-cloning/
    • /competitive-exclusion-principle/
    • /circulatory-system/
    • /balloon-race-cars/
    • /projectile-launcher/
    • /building-structures/
    • /boats-and-buoyancy/
    • /monohybrid-cross-with-fast-plants-f2-gen/
    • /natural-selection-in-brine-shrimp/
    • /blood-group-genetics/
    • /blood-typing-1/
    • /osmosis-and-diffusion/
    • /agar-cube-cell-size/
    • /dynamic-dna-modelling-dna-structure/
    • /exploring-antibiotic-resistance/
    • /chemicals-of-life/
    • /classroom-volcanoes/
    • /coin-toss-genetics/
    • /homeostasis-in-animals/
    • /epidemic-simulation/
    • /survey-of-protists/
    • /testing-ocular-dominance/
    • /enzymes-in-action-pectinase/
    • /dna-damage-the-impact-of-uv-light-1/
    • /corn-genetics/
    • /dyes-for-electrophoresis/
    • /hatching-brine-shrimp-eggs/
    • /algal-ball-photosynthesis/
    • /taste-genetics-food-preferences-and-ptc-tasting/
    • /taste-and-genetics-papillae-density-and-ptc-tasting/
    • /protozoa-exceeding-the-speed-limit/
    • /wisconsin-fast-plants-monohybrid/
    • /bacterial-transformation/
    • /demonstrating-algal-phototaxis/
    • /photosynthesis/
    • /cellular-respiration-and-fermentation/
    • /dead-or-alive/
    • /frog-dissection/
    • /introduction-to-fungi/
    • /looking-at-the-heart/
    • /owl-pellet-food-webs/
    • /enzymes-in-action-quantifying-milk-proteins/
    • /understanding-light-years/
    • /enzymes-in-action-catalase/
    • /introduction-to-paramecium/
    • /investigating-antacid-medication/
    • /introduction-to-planaria/
    • /introduction-to-euglena/
    • /enzymes-in-action-lipase/
    • /enzymes-in-action-cellulase/
    • /microbes-all-around-us/
  • Articles
    • /allergens-and-the-lymphatic-system/
    • /exploring-enzyme-function/
    • /exploring-the-green-fluorescent-protein/
    • /fear-and-the-autonomic-nervous-system/
    • /genetic-differences-affecting-taste-and-smell/
    • /hospital-acquired-infections-and-superbugs/
    • /how-snakes-lost-their-legs/
    • /learning-about-owls/
    • /science-of-love-oxytocin-and-other-love-chemicals/
    • /the-genetics-behind-lactose-intolerance/
    • /the-power-of-protozoa/
  • Tips and Techniques
    • /drosophila-culture-medium/
    • /wisconsin-fast-plants/
    • /wisconsin-steroclave-manual/
    • /dna-bsteii-digest/
    • /dna-hindiii-digest/
    • /getting-started-with-gel-electrophoresis/
    • /drosophila-types-and-crosses/
    • /antimicrobial-comparison-table/
    • /enzymes-overview/
    • /mastring-s-notes/
    • /microbiology-basics/
    • /midori-green-xtra-dna-stain-notes/
    • /mystery-flow-chart/
    • /owl-pellet-bone-chart/
    • /serial-dilution/
    • /simulate-urine-sample-properties/
    • /pipetting-technique-tips/
    • /5-tips-to-introducing-fruit-flies-into-the-classroom/
    • /10-tips-to-improve-math-skills-for-science/
    • /how-to-teach-scientific-inquiry/
    • /resources-download/
  • MSDS (Safety Data Sheets)
    • /petrifilm-coliform-sds/
    • /backpack-water-lab-sds/
    • /dissolved-oxygen-kit-sds/
    • /aceto-carmine-0-5-sds/
    • /agarose-powder-sds/
    • /aceto-orcein-1-sds/
    • /glucose-sds/
    • /albumin-powder-sds/
    • /starch-lr-grade-sds/
    • /ammonia-test-kit-sds/
    • /ampicillin-powder-sds/
    • /antimicrobial-discs-sds/
    • /backpack-lab-soil-test-kit-sds/
    • /basic-fuchsin-sds/
    • /bile-salts-powder-sds/
    • /bluestar-luminol-sds/
    • /bromothymol-blue-sds/
    • /bromothymol-blue-0-1-sds/
    • /buffer-capsules-sds/
    • /carbol-fuchsin-sds/
    • /cellulose-powder-sds/
    • /congo-red-sds/
    • /cresol-red-sds/
    • /crystal-violet-sds/
    • /crystal-violet-0-5-sds/
    • /dichlorophenol-indophenol-salt-sds/
    • /dyes-for-electrophoresis-sds/
    • /enzymes-sds/
    • /eosin-y-sds/
    • /eosin-1-sds/
    • /ferro-fluid-sds/
    • /fingerprinting-powder-yellow-sds/
    • /fingerprinting-powder-black-sds/
    • /gibberellic-acid-ar-sds/
    • /glitterbug-potion-sds/
    • /glitterbug-powder-sds/
    • /glucose-1-phosphate-sds/
    • /gram-stain-kit-sds/
    • /horse-blood-sds/
    • /hydrogen-carbonate-indicator-sds/
    • /immersion-oil-sds/
    • /indole-3-acetic-acid-auxin-sds/
    • /iodine-ki-solution-1-5-sds/
    • /iron-test-strips-hach-sds/
    • /kinetin-sds/
    • /lactose-sds/
    • /lambda-dna-hindiii-digest-sds/
    • /lambda-dna-bsteii-digest-sds/
    • /lambda-dna-undigested-sds/
    • /leishmans-stain-sds/
    • /leucine-sds/
    • /loading-dye-sds/
    • /luria-agar-sds/
    • /luria-broth-sds/
    • /magnetic-fingerprinting-powder-sds/
    • /mastrings-sds/
    • /methylene-blue-sds/
    • /methylene-blue-aqueous-1-sds/
    • /midori-green-sds/
    • /murashige-and-skoog-powder-sds/
    • /neutral-red-sds/
    • /ninhydrin-sds/
    • /nipagin-sds/
    • /non-ionic-surfactant-sds/
    • /nutrient-agar-powder-sds/
    • /nutrient-broth-powder-sds/
    • /orcein-sds/
    • /pancreatin-sds/
    • /pepsin-sds/
    • /peptone-powder-sds/
    • /petrifilm-aerobic-count-plates-sds/
    • /petrifilm-e-coli-coliform-sds/
    • /petrifilm-yeast-and-mould-count-plates-sds/
    • /pgreen-sds/
    • /phenol-red-0-1-sds/
    • /phenolphthalein-sds/
    • /phenolphthalein-1-sds/
    • /phosphate-test-kit-sds/
    • /plain-agar-powder-sds/
    • /quick-swab-sds/
    • /rhodamine-b-1-sds/
    • /safranin-o-sds/
    • /safranin-o-1-sds/
    • /simulated-antisera-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-with-glucose-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-with-protein-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-high-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-low-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-normal/
    • /sodium-alginate-lr-grade-sds/
    • /sodium-salicylate-sds/
    • /soil-ph-test-kit-manutec-sds/
    • /soil-test-kit-sds/
    • /starch-soluble-ar-grade-sds/
    • /tbe-premixed-buffer-20x-sds/
    • /thymol-blue-sds/
    • /toluidine-blue-sds/
    • /toluidine-blue-0-05-sds/
    • /trypsin-sds/
    • /universal-indicator-solution-sds/
    • /uriscan-sds/
    • /yeast-extract-powder-sds/
  • Living Organism Care
    • /living-organism-care-physarum/
    • /living-organism-care-drosophila/
    • /living-organism-care-algae/
    • /living-organism-care-protists/
    • /living-organism-care-daphnia/
    • /living-organism-care-bacteria/
    • /planaria-care-guide/
  • Lab Safety
    • /owl-pellets-safety-in-the-classroom/
  • Solution Sheets
  • Product Videos
    • /agar-cube-cell-size-video/
    • /algal-ball-photosynthesis-video/
    • /balloon-race-cars-video/
    • /blood-group-genetics-video/
    • /blood-typing-video/
    • /boats-and-buoyancy-video/
    • /building-structures-video/
    • /circulatory-system-video/
    • /enzyme-catalysis-video/
    • /lactose-intolerance-video/
    • /monohybrid-fast-plants-video/
    • /natural-selection-video/
    • /projectile-launcher-video/
    • /exploring-antibiotic-resistance-video/
    • /agar-cube-diffusion/
    • /squeezing-the-juice-pectinase-video/
    • /dynamic-dna-base-pairing/
    • /dynamic-dna-modeling-atp/
    • /dynamic-dna-modelling-rna/
    • /dynamic-dna-assembly/
    • /bluegel-electrophoresis/
    • /minipcr-system/
    • /bacterial-transformation-video/
    • /video/

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