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LabScout – all projects at a glance

With LabScout, you can discover quickly and easily which projects are offered in our Baylabs. The projects are organized according to target age groups. You will find more information and can register your class on the Internet site of the respective Baylab.
Elementary

The children’s chemistry laboratory - hot ice and liquid air

Hot ice and liquid air? Red cabbage juice and black marker in an amazing array of colors? 3rd to 5th grade students can experience all that and much more at Baylab health. Age-appropriate experiments allow the children to discover the amazing world of science and record their results in a lab book.
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Vitamin C in our Food

Vitamins are an essential component of our food and critical for good health, as 3rd and 4th grade students learn at Baylab. In a variety of experiments, they determine the Vitamin C content of fruits and vegetables, measure the acid character and test color reactions. At the same time, they learn how insects and fungi damage fruits and vegetables.
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Secondary I

The chemistry and nature student laboratory - separate and identify materials

How does the coffee get into the cup? And what is really in the spice jar? Young researchers in the 8th and 10th grades investigate these and other seemingly everyday facts at Baylab health. The students break seemingly unremarkable things down into their surprising components and discover what it means to work scientifically.
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Canola – a plant with many secrets I

Experience science up close, make your own biofuel and salad oil and gain insights into the genetic makeup of plants - the students experience all of this for a day at Baylab plants, where they get to know a new and exciting side of the natural sciences and agriculture. The aim is also to heighten young people's awareness of the challenges facing agriculture in the future. The student project is suitable for students in grades eight through ten at any type of school.
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From the idea to the finished product 1

At Baylab plastics, the participants work as designers, researchers, technicians, finance experts and communications specialists to plan and design a finished plastic product. They experience the entire development process at an innovative company and learn about the career fields involved. Baylab plastics is suitable for students from grade 8 (14 years) to grade 13.
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What is Nanotechnology? The Lotus Effect

How small are nanoparticles? Why does water bead on a lotus flower? 5th and 6th grade students learn the answers at Baylab. The young researchers make their own nanocoatings, and other experiments give them an idea of how nanotechnology can be used in our daily lives.
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Secondary II

In the realm of molecular biology

Making the invisible visible - that is the task facing students in grades 11 to 13 as they explore the realm of the molecules of life at Baylab health. Under expert guidance, they isolate and conduct scientific work on the genetic material (DNA) of an onion.
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Canola – a plant with many secrets II

Experience science up close, make your own biofuel and salad oil and gain insights into the genetic makeup of plants - the students can do this for a day at Baylab plants, where they get to know a new and exciting side of the natural sciences and agriculture. The aim is also to heighten young people's awareness of the challenges facing agriculture in the future. The student project is suitable for students in grades 11 to 13 at any type of school.
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Genetic Makeup and Health - New Methods in Biotechnology

How can you isolate the DNA found in your mouth? How can you recognize genetic variations? And how can it be used to produce a genetic fingerprint? These questions are answered at Baylab. Various experiments allow the students to discover important fundamentals of biomedical research and use these principles to identify diseases. All students in grades 11 to 13 are invited to participate.
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From the idea to the finished product 2

At Baylab plastics, the participants work as designers, researchers, technicians, finance experts and communications specialists to plan and design a finished plastic product. They experience the entire development process at an innovative company and learn about the career fields involved. Baylab plastics is suitable for students from grade 8 (14 years) to grade 13.
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Vacation programs

Vacation Science Week

Baylab health also opens its doors to young researchers during school vacation periods. Children between the ages of eight and 12 can experiment to their hearts’ content at the Natural Sciences Vacation Laboratory during the first and last week of the Easter, summer and fall vacations. The program includes experiments in chemistry, biology and physics. 
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Vacation Researcher Days

Vacation Researcher Days at Baylab allows youths between the ages of 13 and 16 to take part in a three-day program of experiments in the fields of chemistry, biology and physics. Bergische Universität Wuppertal is our partner for the physics portion. This program is held during the Easter and fall vacation periods. 
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Last updated: August 15, 2013

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