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Volume of Breath

Students use a spirometer to investigate how the amount of air moving in and out of the lungs changes with exercise.

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Regulation of Body Heat

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

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Muscle Strength

Students use a pressure sensor to test grip strength and to investigate muscle fatigue.

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Exercise and Blood Pressure

Students use a blood pressure sensor to learn how to measure blood pressure and understand how aerobic exercise affects blood pressure parameters.

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Exercise and Heart Rate

Students use a hand grip heart rate sensor to learn about the circulatory system by monitoring their heart rate while resting and while exercising.

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EKG: Factors that Affect the Heart

Students use an EKG sensor to measure and interpret the electrical activity of the heart muscles.

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Weather in a Terrarium

Students use a weather sensor in a terrarium to understand the relationship between the water cycle and energy within a microclimate.

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Water Purification

Students use a pH sensor and a conductivity sensor to evaluate the effectiveness of various water treatment processes.

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Water and pH

Students use a pH sensor and a conductivity sensor to investigate how an ecosystem could be susceptible to the effects of pollution.

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Transpiration

Students use a pressure sensor to explore how changing atmospheric conditions affect the transpiration rate of a plant.

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