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Late Nite Labs

Late Nite Labs

by Late Nite Labs

GRADES / High School (Grades 9-12), Higher Education
PLATFORMS / Web Browser, Flash, Mac, Windows

Virtual science labs, based on simulation models, particularly for biology and chemistry


Late Nite Labs' software lets studentsperform "virtual" experiments in biology, chemistry and microbiologyby using sophisticated simulation models. Students follow lab procedures--andthanks to the underlying computation model--will get different resultsdepending on how well they followed procedures. (Here'sa demo of bacterial growth.)

Schools typically use Late Nite labswhen they can't afford a traditional "wet" lab. They also use it tosupplement live lab experiences and give students a chance to either prep orreview a lab were they've already completed the prep work. 

As of spring 2013, Late Nite Labs offers simulations in biology, microbiology and chemistry. In each of those areas, it offers between 10 and 20 different labs. Behind the software is a sophisticated simulation engine: as a result, students carrying out the labs will have different results (just as they would in the real world) depending on how they carry out the lab.The program costs $49.95 per student per semester for colleges and universities; $34.95 per student per semester for high school students. Instructor and staff accounts are free. (Here are pricing details.) 


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Chemistry Chemistry

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