Plant pigments online: How to engage college biology students in active learning! [Webinar]

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This is a useful webinar for biology educators who are interested in streamlining their lab curriculum and engaging their students in active learning with authentic data acquisition.


Plant pigments offer an approachable way for college students to learn about the properties of light transmission and absorbance and the properties of chlorophyll. 

Join us as we demonstrate how to use the Go Direct® SpectroVis® Plus Spectrophotometer to measure the visible absorbance spectra of plant pigments and food coloring. 

We will explore how this experiment has been embedded in the Lt platform for online learning. Learn how you can easily build your biology curriculum, customize labs, grade answers, track student progress, and scaffold learning in Lt.

Related: Preview the Visible Spectra of Plant Pigments Lab »

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About the speakers:

Charlotte Steel | Lt Biology | Plant Pigments Online webinar | ADI


John Melville | Lt Biology | Plant Pigments Online webinar | ADI

Charlotte Steel 
Education Specialist 
Previously an Instructional Designer on the Lt Content Team, Charlotte managed the development and release of the Lt Biology Collection. Her aim in developing the collection was to draw on core competencies for undergraduate biology students, Bloom’s taxonomy, and opportunities for exploring the nature of science.

John Melville, PhD 
Director of Biology/Biology Staff Scientist 
Vernier® Science Education 
John, previously an Associate Professor of Biology, has over a decade of experience teaching at the university level. He taught majors and non-majors courses in biology and neuroscience, and has designed inquiry-based laboratory exercises and integrated data-collection technology in his courses.


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