Tag : BCCC

Heat Transfer Lab Experiment

Heat is the transfer of energy between matter due to differences in temperature. In this experiment, heat transfer was studied by calorimetry. The mixing of warm and cool water was observed, as well as the experimental latent heat of fusion. Data: Mixing Warm and Cold Water Table Mass of Empty Graduated Cylinder 86.9 grams Trial 1 Trial 2 Mass of Graduated Cylinder and Cold Water 136.00 g 136.15 g Mass of Cold Water 49.10 g 49.25 Temperature C, Probe 1 […]

Paraphrasing Exercise

Paraphrasing by Definition: Express the meaning of (the writer or speaker or something written or spoken) using different words, especially to achieve greater clarity. Paraphrase Several compelling sources from Karnasiewic’s essay “The Campus Crusade for Guys” agree that strong affirmative action exists for males in many postsecondary schools. Public schools attempt to balance gender ratios in spite of applicants’ merit and the law. In fact, recent anti-affirmative action lobbying may have driven such policies behind locked doors (910). Paraphrase with […]

Lab Report: E. Coli transformation with GFP

E.Coli by Definition: a bacterium commonly found in the intestines of humans and other animals, where it usually causes no harm. Some strains can cause severe food poisoning, especially in old people and children. What organism does this lab attempt to transform? This lab attempts to transform bacterial E. Coli. In the context of this lab, what do we mean when we say a cell is competent? Cellular competence is the ability of a cell to take up genetic material […]