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Enzyme Activity (Spectrometer)

Students use a spectrometer to investigate the catalyzed breakdown of hydrogen peroxide by peroxidase.


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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
2.5 1-2.B; 2-1.F; 2-1.G; 4-3.A

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Wireless Spectrometer (VIS)

Measure intensity, absorbance, transmittance across the visible spectrum, and fluorescence at 405nm and 500nm.

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Enzyme Activity (Spectrometer)