Advanced Placement / Biology

Homeostasis

Students use multiple temperature probes simultaneously to investigate the body’s ability to maintain homeostasis when subjected to a cold...

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Advanced Placement / Biology

Cell Size

Students use a conductivity sensor to measure the effect of cell size on solute diffusion rate using agarose-salt cubes.

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Advanced Placement / Biology

Plasmolysis

Students use a conductivity sensor to explain the results of different concentrations of salt water on plant tissue before they design an experiment...

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Advanced Placement / Biology

Osmosis

Students use a colorimeter to determine which extracellular fluid is hypertonic to a model cell and which solution is hypotonic.

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Advanced Placement / Biology

Diffusion

Students use a pH sensor to investigate the diffusion of hydrogen ions through a semipermeable membrane, comparing the rates of diffusion for...

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Advanced Placement / Biology

Enzyme Activity (Oxygen)

Students use an oxygen gas sensor to investigate the catalyzed decomposition of hydrogen peroxide by catalase.

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Advanced Placement / Biology

Enzyme Activity (Pressure)

Students use a pressure sensor to investigate the catalyzed decomposition of hydrogen peroxide by catalase.

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry

Advanced Placement / Biology

Fermentation

Students use an ethanol sensor to determine the ability of yeast to use different types of carbohydrates—sucrose and starch—for fermentation.

College / Engineering

Introduction to Materials Tester

This is a general introduction to PASCO's Material Testing Machine (ME-8236) to show how to set up the machine, make measurements, and use accessories.

Source: Comprehensive Materials Testing System

College / Engineering

Compliance Calibration Tutorial

This tutorial takes you through all the steps of calibrating the Material Testing Machine.

Source: Comprehensive Materials Testing System

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