Advanced Placement / Environmental Science

Modeling an Ecosystem

In this lab, students use a variety of sensors to explore the use of terrariums as a closed system for environmental studies and design methods for exploring the interrelationships of biotic and abiotic variables within ecosystems.

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Featured Equipment

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.

Colorimeter and Turbidity

Wireless Colorimeter & Turbidity Sensor

This sensor can function as a turbidimeter or colorimeter and is capable of measuring absorbance and transmittance at six different wavelengths.

Conductivity Sensor

Wireless Conductivity Sensor

This waterproof sensor connects via Bluetooth® to measure both conductivity (ionic content in solution) and total dissolved solids.

Weather Sensor with GPS

Wireless Weather Sensor with GPS

This sensor is packed with GPS and 19 different measurements that can be monitored live or collected over the long term.

CO2 Sensor

Wireless CO₂ Sensor

The Wireless CO₂ Sensor measures Carbon Dioxide gas levels and wirelessly streams data to your computers, tablets, and smartphones.

pH Sensor

Wireless pH Sensor

Here’s the best tool for measuring pH since litmus paper. The Wireless pH Sensor connects via Bluetooth® to monitor the pH of solutions.

Temperature Sensor

Wireless Temperature Sensor

The Wireless Temperature Sensor is a general-purpose sensor found in many science labs. With a rugged, waterproof design, and long-lasting battery, students can spend more time collecting data and less time dealing with equipment.

EcoZone

EcoZone System

3 interconnectable polycarbonate chambers for building your own ecosystems. Designed to easily integrate sensors for quantitative environmental measurements.

Many lab activities can be conducted with our Wireless, PASPORT, or even ScienceWorkshop sensors and equipment. For assistance with substituting compatible instruments, contact PASCO Technical Support. We're here to help.

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Advanced Environmental & Earth Sciences

Modeling an Ecosystem