Advanced Placement / Biology

Energy Dynamics

Students use EcoChamber containers and a carbon dioxide gas sensor to estimate energy flow and carbon cycling within a variety of detritus-based...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Plant Pigments

Students analyze spinach pigments and chloroplasts using paper chromatography, a colorimeter, and a spectrometer to understand how plants capture...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Transpiration

Students use a pressure sensor and a weather sensor to investigate the rate of transpiration in plants under normal and humid conditions.

Advanced Placement / Biology

Photosynthesis

Students use a carbon dioxide gas sensor to test the effect of the color of light on the rate of photosynthesis.

Advanced Placement / Biology

Cellular Respiration

Students use a carbon dioxide gas sensor to investigate the rate of cellular respiration of germinating seeds.

Advanced Placement / Biology

Homeostasis

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

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.

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...

Advanced Placement / Biology

Osmosis

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

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...

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