Advanced PlacementCollegeHigh School / Biology

Energy Dynamics

Students use EcoChamber containers and a carbon dioxide gas sensor to estimate energy flow and carbon cycling within a variety of detritus-based ecosystems.


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13_ABI_Energy_Dynamics.cap 7.12 KB
13_ABI_Energy_Dynamics_S.docx 525.17 KB
13_ABI_Energy_Dynamics_S.pdf 752.60 KB
13_ABI_Energy_Dynamics.spklab 5.57 KB

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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
4.2 2-1.A; 2-1.H; 2-1.I; 2-4.B; 4-1.G

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Wireless CO₂ Sensor

Wireless CO₂ Sensor

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


A single polycarbonate chamber designed to integrate sensors for controlled-environment experiments such as fermentation and plant / cricket respiration.

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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Source: Lab #13

Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Energy Dynamics