As outlined in Figure 1, part-time lab
directors can delegate duties associated with results reporting and interpretation to the clinical consultant.
Statewide, 37 labs
have applied for accreditation for varying levels of testing, Modie said.
Investing time and resources into the lab
selection process can help you avoid future pitfalls.
A simple check of a labs
' energy consumption "speedometer" (Figure 4) can tell if it's still achieving the same level of energy savings as when these measures were first implemented.
Girls out performed than boys in academic achievement in post labs
. This result is similar to the studies of Tahir (2005), "effect of information and communication technology on academic achievement and retention of students of mathematics" and Tabassam (2004), "effects of computer assisted instruction on the secondary school students' achievement in science".
Increasing numbers of responsible Lab
owners have been forced by financial circumstances to give up their dogs.
"Thousands of schools in rural areas don't have science labs
, but they have kids who want to go to college and need that science-inquiry experience," says Susan Patrick, president of the North American Council.
For more information and activities related to the Frozen Tissue Lab
, visit Scholastic's Web site: www.scholastic.com/ scienceexplorations
The TECH Center surpasses prospective students' expectations because it is more than just computer labs
, Kurilko says, adding that "the center is a place to hang out, to have coffee and drinks, and to have fun."
The GIS and Data Lab
) provides a quiet working environment for individuals or groups and it includes space for use of GIS and statistical workstations, laptop use, and research design and discussion.
Although the lab
's profits are described as healthy, it doesn't come without a price.
Scaglia says the best university research is developed through open source or standards that can be used by anyone--an approach advocated by leading science and engineering schools and a strong contrast to the patented and carefully protected research coming out of corporate internal labs
. He argues that open source is the right approach because innovations do not happen in a vacuum but result from collaboration.