High School / Physics

Sound Intensity

In this lab, students will use sound level sensors to investigate the sound intensity from devices such as tuning forks, musical instruments,...

Source: Physics Through Inquiry

High School / Physics

Radiation

In this lab, students will use a Geiger-Müller tube to measure radiation intensity, while studying how radioactive particles react with various...

Source: Physics Through Inquiry

LEGACY
High School / Chemistry

Significant Figures

In this lab, students complete a series of measurement activities to practice determining the correct number of significant figures.

Source: Chemistry Through Inquiry

LEGACY
High School / Chemistry

Density

This lab helps students demonstrate that density is an intensive property of a substance and is independent of the shape or size of an object.

Source: Chemistry Through Inquiry

LEGACY
High School / Chemistry

Graphing Mass versus Volume to Determine Density

In this lab, students will use multiple mass and volume data to graphically determine the density of a substance.

Source: Chemistry Through Inquiry

LEGACY
High School / Chemistry

Percent Oxygen in Air

In this lab, students use an absolute pressure sensor to study air characteristics and determine the percent of oxygen present.

Source: Chemistry Through Inquiry

LEGACY
High School / Chemistry

Conservation of Matter

In this lab, students test the law of conservation of matter for both physical and chemical changes by finding the mass of the reactants before...

Source: Chemistry Through Inquiry

LEGACY
High School / Chemistry

Properties of Ionic and Covalent Compounds

In this lab, students use a conductivity sensor to determine if an unknown substance is an ionic, polar covalent, or non-polar covalent compound.

Source: Chemistry Through Inquiry

LEGACY
High School / Chemistry

Electrolyte versus Non-Electrolyte Solutions

In this lab, students use a conductivity sensor to determine which substances in sports drinks (water, sugars, or salts) are electrolytes.

Source: Chemistry Through Inquiry

LEGACY
High School / Chemistry

Boyle's Law

In this lab, students use an absolute pressure sensor to determine volume's effect on the pressure of a closed system containing a fixed amount...

Source: Chemistry Through Inquiry

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