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The benefits children and families gain by involvement in community gardens
This study will explore the significance of encouraging children and families to participate in outdoor activities such as joining a community garden. Gardening could be a beneficial approach to teaching children to become ...
Characterization of the developmental stage at which the eye develops a mature circadian rhythm
Real time PCR is used to quantitatively measure the amount of RNA corresponding to our clock and output (clock-controlled) genes present at various times of the day. These amounts tell us the level of expression of specific ...
Lesson study, word problems with systems of linear equations
This lesson study is designed to teach an Intermediate Algebra course with realistic applications. These applications will be based on the typical college and local lifestyle. The study is designed to teach students how ...
Public art : process and community differences
A poster describing an undergraduate research project completed at the University of Wisconsin--Whitewater. Through interviews with professional neighborhood planners in three Wisconsin cities that have sculpture walkways ...
Over-the-counter supplements to improve human performance
This study examines whether athletes can improve their performance if they consume an alkalinizing supplement (Alka-Seltzer) before participating in a sport.
Language barriers in a classroom of first generation English language learners
This poster summarizes the methods used to examine language barriers that exist between secondary education teachers in Milwaukee public schools and their English as a second language students.
Studies in fluorescence resonance energy transfer in a FAM/Iowa black labeled thrombin-binding aptamer
Describes a study with the hypotheses: using a dual labeled thrombin-binding aptamer (TBA), as ions are added to the solution total fluorescence will decrease when using FAM and Iowa black-FQ as a result of fluorescence ...
Impact of the Conservation Reserve Program on natural habitats in Jefferson County, WI
This study investigated the relationship between CRP and adjacent land use in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The CRP data were analyzed using aerial photographs to determine their spatial relationship to six land cover ...
Investigation of casting slip in conjunction with wire and paper armatures
The focus of this research has been to further my understanding of casting slip (liquefied clay) concerning its properties, construction methods, as well as investigations into the possibilities of the fired casting slip ...
Genetic analysis of a nuclear receptor gene and a cytochrome P450 gene in Caenorhabditis elegans and their effect on dauer recovery
This study develops a better understanding of the genetic basis of dauer recovery and could be potentially applicable to understanding the ways in which parasitic nematodes respond to the environment of a host during ...