Vitamine sind für den menschlichen Körper lebensnotwendig und Teil einer gesunden Ernährung. Doch welche Nahrungsmittel sind besonders vitaminreich und wie lässt sich das im Labor nachweisen?
„Forschung zum Angreifen“ heißt es am dreitägigen Wiener Forschungsfest (14. bis 16. September) in der CREAU. Das Vienna Open Lab und Open Science sind mit der Mitmachstation „Mikroorganismen – Kleine Superhelden, die mit uns leben“ dabei.
What do human cells look like? What about bacterial cells? What are cells made of and what functions do they have? Find the answers to these and more questions and build your own cell model.
What does air consist of? How can it be created in an experiment? And does invisible air also need space? In this course, young visitors will discover the secrets behind the air that surrounds us.
Vegan meat, liquid meat, and cheese alternatives, falsely declared fish and meats fill the headlines with grocery scandals. Official food inspection agencies have their hands full with guaranteeing the correct labelling and safety of food.
In chemistry, matter matters. Everything in our environment is made out of it. In this course, you will Investigate unknown substances and identify them based on their characteristics. With this training, you can bring order into the big mishmash.
Act like a forensic scientist! You will be generating a genetic fingerprint out of DNA traces found at the site of a spectacular theft crime. Use DNA from different suspects to do so, employing polymerase chain reaction and gene chip analysis.
A good night's sleep recovers body and mind - that's why most people spend about a third of their lifetime sleeping. But, exactly how much sleep do you need? What time in the evening will you likely be tired?
At DNA studio, you will isolate DNA from cheek cells (which are found in saliva). You will also stain your cheek cells and examine them under the microscope.
What is our soil made up of? Is it just brown? How much water can be absorbed? Can you form a ball from sand?