Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Introduction to Buffers

Students use titration and pH to investigate the components of a buffer and how it acts to resist pH change.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

Middle School / Earth Science

Seasons and Temperature

Students will use different models to recreate the effects of the Sun on Earth. In Part 1, students use a model to examine the equinox. In Part...

Source: Essential Middle School Science Teacher Lab Manual

Middle School / Earth Science

Night and Day

Students will be using different models to recreate the effects of the Sun on Earth. In Part 1, students use a simple model to examine night...

Source: Essential Middle School Science Teacher Lab Manual

Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Investigation of Acid-Base Titrations

Students compare the pH titration profiles of strong, weak and polyprotic acids.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

Middle School / Earth Science

Humidity and Dew Point

Students will be using a weather sensor to examine the differences between absolute and relative humidity and relate those to the dew point.

Source: Essential Middle School Science Teacher Lab Manual

Middle School / Physical Science

Describing Motion

Students will use a motion sensor to investigate how position, velocity, and acceleration may all be described and quantified when explaining...

Source: Essential Middle School Science Teacher Lab Manual

Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Applications of Le Chatelier's Principle

Students study equilibrium and the reversibility of chemical reactions using colorimetry and energy changes.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

LEGACY
Advanced Placement / Biology

ABI Sickle Cell Gene Detection

Students use electrophoresis to analyze DNA samples from a child and the child’s parents to determine if the child has inherited a mutation...

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

LEGACY
Advanced Placement / Biology

ABI Understanding Inherited Mitochondrial Disorders

Students use pedigree analysis and DNA analysis (electrophoresis) to confirm or refute the initial diagnosis of MELAS for two patients.

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Building a Better Hand Warmer

Students use a temperature sensor to determine the heat of solution of a number of ionic compounds and propose a practical hand warmer design.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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