High School / Biology

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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High School / Biology

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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High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

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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High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Water Purification

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

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High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

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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High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Transpiration

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

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High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Soil pH

Students use a pH sensor to investigate how local soil quality may impact the ability to support agricultural crops.

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High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Photosynthesis of Aquatic Plants

Students use an optical dissolved oxygen sensor and a photosynthesis tank to study the photosynthetic rate of aquatic plants under different...

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High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Metabolism of Yeast

Students use a carbon dioxide sensor to compare the metabolic rate of yeast in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.

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High School / BiologyEnvironmental Science

Energy Content of Food

Students use a wireless temperature link and a fast response temperature probe to compare the amount of energy available from different food...

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