Ch 28: AP Biology - Basic Molecular Biology Lab Techniques: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Basic Molecular Biology Laboratory Techniques chapter of this AP Biology: Help and Review course is the simplest way to master molecular biology laboratory techniques. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essential laboratory techniques for molecular biology.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering basic molecular biology laboratory techniques will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about these laboratory techniques. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the correct laboratory techniques for basic molecular biology
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning biology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about molecular biology laboratory techniques
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra biology learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Basic Molecular Biology Laboratory Techniques chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Basic Molecular Biology Laboratory Techniques chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about laboratory techniques for molecular biology. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a basic molecular biology laboratory techniques unit of a standard AP Biology course. Topics covered include:

  • Genetic engineering and DNA plasmid
  • Function of restriction enzymes
  • Engineering recombinant DNA using ligase
  • Agarose gel electrophoresis procedures, equipment and results analysis
  • Visualizing and determining the size of DNA
  • Bacterial transformation
  • Polymerase chain reaction
  • DNA sequencing using the Sanger method

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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