Advanced Placement / Biology

Enzyme Activity

In this lab, students investigate the catalyzed decomposition of hydrogen peroxide by catalase or peroxidase using a pressure sensor to monitor...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Diffusion

In this lab, students investigate the diffusion of ions through a semipermeable membrane using apple cider vinegar and a pH sensor.

Advanced Placement / Biology

Osmosis

In this lab, students build models that help them understand how blood osmolarity and kidney function maintain homeostasis. Students will determine...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Plasmolysis

In this lab, students will examine red onion tissue for evidence of plasmolysis in the cells. Students will observe plant tissue in three solutions...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Cell Size

In this lab, students will model the effect of cell size on diffusion using agarose cubes containing a high salt concentration.

Advanced Placement / Biology

Homeostasis

In this lab, students investigate the body’s ability to maintain homeostasis in terms of body temperature by testing the body's response to...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Cellular Respiration

In this lab, students use a carbon dioxide gas sensor to measure the rate of cellular respiration of germinating seeds. Students will design...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Fermentation

In this lab, students determine the ability of yeast to use different types of carbohydrates—sucrose and starch—for fermentation and monitor...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Photosynthesis

In this lab, students test how light influences the rate of photosynthesis.

Advanced Placement / Biology

Plant Pigments

In this lab, students will extract pigments from spinach leaves and analyze their samples using chromatography and colorimetry.

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