Advanced Placement / Biology

BLAST Bioinformatics

Students analyze the DNA and protein sequences of beta globin of five mammalian species to determine their evolutionary relatedness.

Advanced Placement / Biology

Plant Pigments

Students analyze spinach pigments and chloroplasts using paper chromatography, a colorimeter, and a spectrometer to understand how plants capture...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Transpiration

Students use a pressure sensor and a weather sensor to investigate the rate of transpiration in plants under normal and humid conditions.

Advanced Placement / Physics

Spherical Mirror Reflection

Students use an optics light source, optics track, and half screen to measure the image and object distances associated with the real image formed...

Advanced Placement / Physics

Snell's Law

Students use an optics ray table to measure the incident and refraction angles of a light ray traveling from air into a material with unknown...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Photosynthesis

Students use a carbon dioxide gas sensor to test the effect of the color of light on the rate of photosynthesis.

Advanced Placement / Physics

Boyle's Law

Students use a pressure sensor and a syringe to determine the inverse proportionality between the pressure and volume of an enclosed gas.

Advanced Placement / Physics

Focal Length of a Converging Lens

Students use an optics light source, optics track, and viewing screen to measure the image and object distances associated with the real image...

Advanced Placement / Physics

Buoyant Force

Students use the Smart Cart force sensor to measure the buoyant force on a metal cylinder lowered into a fluid and then determine the relationship...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Cellular Respiration

Students use a carbon dioxide gas sensor to investigate the rate of cellular respiration of germinating seeds.

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