Welcome! In this activity, you will collect and analyze scientific data from an experiment performed by scientists at the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center. You will learn the steps of a scientific experiment, how to use morphometry to collect three-dimensional data, and how to interpret your data. Before you start this activity, you may want to work through the following Biology Project problem sets:
- Toxicology Discover ways chemicals can affect human health and
develop an understanding of fundamental principles of toxicology.
- Lung Toxicology Review the basics of lung anatomy and
function and learn about toxicology in the lungs, diseases of the
lungs, and environmental tobacco smoke.
This activity contains 4 sections, which are best viewed in the following order:
Results and Interpretation
When you're ready to start data collection, you'll be asked to enter your first name so the web site can keep track of the data you collect.