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Flipbook Printouts - As Seen at NSTA 2015

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hedi Baxter Lauffer Mar 19, 2015. 1 Reply

Hello all, attached with this posting is a PDF containing the photos used to construct Wisconsin Fast Plants flip books. Three animated flip book designs are available, featuring seed germination,…Continue

Tags: books, book, Flip, NSTA, Flipbooks

NSTA - Details on the DC (Discovery Cup unit) and Bottle Tree

Started Apr 3, 2014 0 Replies

Hello all, from the 2014 NSTA Conference in Boston,This posting is intended to provide support for obtaining materials and instruction for construction of Discovery Cup units (DCs) and a Hanging…Continue

Tags: cup, system, discovery, tree, bottle

Salt Tolerance - An "Artificial Selection" Experiment

Started this discussion. Last reply by KsBioteacher Jun 11, 2014. 31 Replies

Hello all, This discussion will focus on my procedures as I conduct the artificial selection lab, with a goal of selecting for salt tolerance in Fast Plants. Before getting into any specifics, (that…Continue

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In Support of Trichome Selection

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Hello Fast Plants Colleagues,

In support of those of you attempting the Artificial Selection lab, selecting for trichome density, we’ve compiled the following in the hopes that it may assist you.

Please check out the photos and especially the PDF for tips on identifying trichomes (hairs), ways to count them (including a method utilizing free, easy-to-use ImageJ software). Please comment if you’d like clarification or more information on anything!…


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At 6:27am on September 1, 2015, Anjali Misra said…

Thank you Jackson. 

At 12:40pm on December 8, 2014, Adam said…

Thank you. I like being able to connect with other users working on similar applications. 


At 9:48am on November 1, 2013, Justin Gauthier said…

Thanks for accepting my request Jackson!

At 8:58pm on April 17, 2012, Erich Pitcher said…

Hi Jackson! 

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