This week you will complete Module 01; a virtual laboratory entitled, “The Stickleback Evolution.” This virtual laboratory teaches skills of data collection and analysis to study evolutionary processes. The introduction of this laboratory includes a number of short videos and background information explaining aspects of research methods relating to the evolutionary history of stickleback fish.
After reviewing the introduction, you are to complete a 3 paragraph pre-lab analysis. The pre-lab analysis should include: background information on the stickleback fish, materials and methods covered in the introduction, and any other prior knowledge you had relating to this experiment. The pre-lab analysis is to be submitted as a discussion.
Once you’ve submitted the pre-analysis, you are to complete the lab experiment. Enter the virtual with your mouse cursor and follow the directions. Your progress will be monitored via the progress tab. Once you’ve finished the laboratory experiment, please review the lab then take the Laboratory Exam (You will have 35 minutes to complete the exam).
This Week’s Checklist:
- Review Experiment Introduction
- Complete Pre-Lab Analysis
- Complete Laboratory Experiment
- Complete Laboratory Exam
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