Virtual laboratory for learning biology - a preliminary investigation

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Abstract

This study aims to conduct a preliminary investigation to determine the topic to be focused in developing Virtual Laboratory For Biology (VLab-Bio). Samples involved in answering the questionnaire are form five students (equivalent to A-Level) and biology teachers. Time and economical resources for the setting up and construction of scientific laboratories can be solved with the adaptation of virtual laboratories as an educational tool. Thus, it is hoped that the proposed virtual laboratory will help students to learn the abstract concepts in biology. Findings show that the difficult topic chosen is Cell Division and the learning objective to be focused in developing the virtual lab is "Describe the application of knowledge on mitosis in cloning".

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)572-575
Number of pages4
JournalWorld Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Volume71
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010

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Keywords

  • Biology education
  • Computer simulation
  • Virtual laboratory
  • Virtual reality

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  • Engineering(all)

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Virtual laboratory for learning biology - a preliminary investigation. / Muhamad, Murniza; Badioze Zaman, Halimah; Ahmad, Azlina.

In: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 71, 11.2010, p. 572-575.

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