Manduca Caterpillar Growth
Experiment (Full Virtual Lab)
When Water Gets Icy
You may select one of the topics listed here to formulate your research question, or you may design a research question of your own using another virtual site or
hands-on experiment. If you decide to design your own, you must receive prior approval from your instructor.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Background Information
A. Research Question: Propose a research question that can be answered using the scientific method.
B. Significance: Describe the broader significance of this experiment and its results to the field of biology. Have similar experiments been
conducted? In other words, how does this experiment relate to basic principles of biology and previous experiments?
Guidelines for Submission: Submit a 1- to 2-page Microsoft Word document in an outline format or bulleted list using double spacing, 12-point Times New
Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least three sources cited in APA format.