Edvotek. In this experiment, students learn how to apply the gas laws to the function of the microrespirometer. Students will observe cell respiration of germinating seeds and describe the effects of temperature on the rate of cell respiration.
For 10 Lab Groups. Requires 2 hours (2 lab periods)
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Kit Includes: Instructions, absorbant cotton, non-absorbant cotton, pland seed, 1 ml. tuberculin syringes without needles, 40μl plastic, capillary tubes, 15% soultion of KOH, potassium hydroxide solution, manometer fluid, flat metal washers.
All you need: thermometer, hot-glue gun, ruler, waterbaths, permanent marker, goggles