Elementary / Elementary Science

Evidence of Chemical Reactions

Students will use baking soda, vinegar, and a temperature sensor to investigate chemical reactions.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Elementary / Elementary Science

Temperature and Change

Students will use a temperature sensor, sugar cubes, and water to investigate how temperature can affect the rate in which a solid dissolves.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Advanced Placement / Chemistry

How Hard is Your Tap Water?

Students use conductometric titration and gravimetry to determine how much calcium carbonate is in a sample of tap water.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

High School / BiologyEnvironmental ScienceSTEM

Blockly Extension: Fish Tank Water Quality

Students will use an optical dissolved oxygen sensor and Blockly code to write a program that helps children understand the relationship between...

Source: Blockly Investigations and Activities

High School / Biology

Regulation of Body Heat

Students use two fast response temperature probes to look for evidence of homeostasis while experiencing changes in external body temperature.

Source: Essential Biology Teacher Lab Manual

High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Acid Rain

Students use a pH sensor to measure the impact atmospheric pollutants have on rainfall and plant growth.

Source: Essential Biology Teacher Lab Manual

High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Respiration of Germinating Seeds

Students use a carbon dioxide gas sensor to explore the energy requirements of seeds moving from dormancy to germination.

Source: Essential Biology Teacher Lab Manual

High School / Biology

Osmosis

Students use a pressure sensor to study the movement of water through a cell membrane model by osmosis.

Source: Essential Biology Teacher Lab Manual

High School / Biology

Membrane Permeability (pH sensor)

Students use a pH sensor to explore which substances can and cannot pass through a cell membrane model.

Source: Essential Biology Teacher Lab Manual

High School / Biology

Enzyme Action - Oxygen Sensor

Students use an oxygen sensor to compare the rate of hydrogen peroxide decomposition with and without a catalyst.

Source: Essential Biology Teacher Lab Manual

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