TP student, Leticia O., conducting the lab activity
Duval County Urban Systemic Initiative (USI) Workshop
Middle and High School Science Teachers
June 29th, 1999

The workshop consisted of a presentation and the protein crystal growing lab activity.  It was part of a one week Earth/Space Science Workshop taught  by USI teachers. Workshop participants consisted of  a  group of middle and high school science teachers.

Marge Hayden (on the right), USI Instructor, monitoring the progress of the lab activity
Leticia explaining the procedure for mixing the lysozyme solution
Some very nice colored protein crystals were produced!
This was our first attempt to use food coloring to identify crystals by the % of salt used in each of the lysozyme solution samples.  Some very nice yellow, blue, red, and green crystals were produced!

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