Advanced Placement / Environmental Science

Cellular Respiration and Carbon Cycle

In this lab, students use a carbon dioxide sensor to compare the respiration of dormant bean seeds with germinating bean seeds. Students will observe the contribution of cellular respiration to the global carbon cycle.


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Wireless CO₂ Sensor

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Source: Lab #13

Advanced Environmental & Earth Sciences

Cellular Respiration and Carbon Cycle