Discusses the challenge of doing basic research and why some scientists must choose between basic and applied research.
One scientist comments on the dilemma scientists face when choosing basic science over applied science.
Looks at basic biomedical research and how basic science could lead to better physicians.
Demonstrates how applied science can be used to solve problems in the real world.
Reviews the similarities and differences between the basic and applied sciences.
Learn new vocabulary words and help remember them by coming up with your own sentences with the new words using a Stop and Jot table.
Find out how scientists determined the structure of DNA and why cooperation is important in science.
Learn about the research that started the field of genetics. Find out the truth behind the image.
Find out about the longest running lab experiment in natural selection.
Introduces the Compartment Bag Test, a cheap way of testing water quality. A real world application of research done in the field of microbiology.