Advanced Placement / Biology

Enzyme Activity

Students use an oxygen gas sensor or pressure sensor to investigate the catalyzed decomposition of hydrogen peroxide by catalase.

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry


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ADVBIO_01_Enzyme_Activity_S.docx 267.83 KB
ADVBIO_01_Enzyme_Activity_S.pdf 451.73 KB
ADVBIO_01_Enzyme_Activity.spklab 6.36 KB

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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
2.5 1; 2; 4

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Wireless Oxygen Gas Sensor

The Wireless Oxygen Gas Sensor measures gaseous O₂ concentration as well as humidity and air temperature for a range of biology, environmental science, and physiology activities.

Pressure Sensor

Wireless Pressure Sensor

The Wireless Pressure Sensor accurately and consistently measures absolute gas pressure.

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