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Basic science: understanding experiments
Basic science: understanding experiments

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4.3 The beginning of your scientific career

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Well done for completing this four-week course on understanding experiments! Over the past four weeks you’ve looked at:

  • the process of osmosis how density changes between liquid and solid states of household substances
  • how aerobic and anaerobic respiration works in yeast
  • how to extract DNA from fruit using equipment you find in your kitchen
  • the importance of keeping a scientific journal.

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