High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Plant Respiration and Photosynthesis

Students use a carbon dioxide gas sensor to measure the rates of photosynthesis and respiration in spinach leaves.

Supports NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas LS1.C and LS2.B

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Photosynthesis - Distance Learning Lab

Photosynthesis - Distance Learning Lab

Determine how a plant affects the carbon dioxide concentration in a closed system differently in dark and white light environments. Also compare the effects...

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Wireless CO₂ Sensor Storage Tray

Wireless CO₂ Sensor Storage Tray

This is a custom-cut storage solution for Wireless CO₂ Sensors.

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.

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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Plant Respiration and Photosynthesis