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Biology

Chemistry

Physics/Earth & Space

Equipment For All Disciplines

Lab Activities:
You may use any lab activity with any of the equipment we have.

We have copies of the PASCO teacher manual available for you to check out if you wish to do so.

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Biology Labs and Activities:

To view a lab, click on the lab name.

Anatomy and Physiology:

PASCO:
Regulation and Body Heat
Exercise and Pulse Rate
Exercise and Respiration Rate
EKG Rest verses Exercise
EKG Demonstration
Muscle Fatigue
A.D.A.M Essentials High School Suite:
CD-ROM Interactive Software
A.D.A.M. :The Inside Story, 9 Month Miracle,
Cardiovascular System, Life's Great Mysteries


Embryology and Developmental Stages:

Observing the Embryological Development of Medaka

Environment and Ecology:

Acid Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head: Investigating Acid Rain
Effect of Drugs on Daphnia
Predator-Prey Relationship (Daphnia and Hydra)
Leaf Pack-Macroinvertebrate Survey
Water Quality Testing
Ground Water Flow Model
PASCO:
Effect of Respiration an Dissolved O2 Concentrations
Acid Rain
Insulating Properties of Water and Soil


Genetics and Heredity:

ABO and Rh Blood Typing
Analysis of Precut Lambda DNA

Building a DNA Model with K'nex
DNA Fingerprinting: A Crime Scene Investigation

DNA Spooling
Genes in a Bottle
Human Chromosome Spread
Introduction to Using Bioinformatics
Introduction to PCR
Karyotyping
Principles of DNA Sequencing

Why do people look different?(Edvotek)


Evolution:

Analysis of Fish Protein

Microbiology:

Bacterial Transformation
Observing Bacteria in Yogurt

Cell Biology:

Observing Plasmolysis in Elodea
Spectral Curve of Leaf Pigments

PASCO:
Membrane Permeability
Rate of Photosynthesis in a Plant Leaf
Rate of Transpiration in a Plant Leaf


Biochemistr

PASCO:
Energy Content of Foods
Fermentation of Grape Juice
Effect of Temperature on Yeast
Catalase Enzyme Activity
The Role of Buffers in Biological Systems
Organisms and pH

 

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Chemistry Labs

Physical Properties:

Accuracy and Precision
Crystallization Lab
Determination of Melting Point
Microdensity of Plastics
Moisture Content of Popcorn-Statistical Analysis

Nuclear Chemistry: Depth Gauging
Half Life of Barium
Introduction to Radiation

The Theory of pH: Determination of the Ionization Constant of a Weak Acid
Determination of the KA of a Weak Acid
pH of Households
pH Titration Curve
Analysis of Drain Cleaners
Determination of Acetic Acid in Vinegar
pH Titration of Oxalic Acid

Chromatography: Chromatography of Magic Markers
Candy Chromatography

Gas Chromatography: Air GC Separation of Alcohols
Air GC Analysis of Mouthwash
Air GC Effects of Molecules on Retention Time

Spectroscopy: Beer's Law
Determination of Iron in Water

Determination of Wavelength of Maximum Absorbance
A Spectrum
Spectra of Pure Liquids
Spectra of Solids
Spectral Analysis of Aspirin
UV Determination of Caffeine Content



PASCO Labs: C01: Mapping a Flame

Phase Changes: C02: Freezing and Melting of Water
C03: Heat of Fusion for Ice
C04: Heat of Vaporization of a Liquid
C05: Evaporation and Intermolecular Attractions
C06: Determine the Vapor Pressure of a Compound

Gas Laws: CO7: Boyle's Law: Pressure-Volume Relationship in Gases
C08: Charle's Law: Volume-Temperature Relationship in Gases
C09: The Ideal Gas Law
C10: Determine R, the Gas Constant
C11: Determine n for a Chemical Reaction
C12: Dalton's Law of Partial Pressure
C13: Raoult's Law

Rates of Reaction: C14: Rate of a Chemical Reaction 1
C15: Rate of a Chemical Reaction 2
C16: A Pseudo First Order Reaction
C17: Another Pseudo First Order Reaction
C18: Chemical Equilibrium
C19: Determine the Equilibrium Constant, Kc, of a Reaction

Reactions of Energy: C20: Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions
C21: Heat of Solution
C22: Hess' Law: Additivity of Heats of Reaction
C23: Heat of Combustion of Magnesium

The Mole: C24: Determine the Molecular Mass of a Compound
C25: Molar Mass Determination-Freezing Point Depression
C26: Molal Freezing Point Depression Constant (k1)

Chemical Unknowns:

C27: Determine the Concentration of a Solution-Beer's Law

Electrochemistry: C28: Reduction Potentials: Micro-Voltaic Cells
C29: Electroplating

Acids, Bases, & Salts: C30: pH versus Time of Antacids
C31: Neutralization of Vinegar with Drain Cleaner
C32: Acid-Base Titration
C33: Determine pKa by Half Titration

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Physics and Earth and Space Labs

Motion and Forces

Position and Time

Velocity and Time

Acceleration of a Freely Falling Picket

Fence

Atwood's Machine

Simple Harmonic Motion

 

Sound

Speed of Sound in Air

Sound Waves

Light

Variation of Light Intensity

Spectrometer*

Optical Illusion*

Heat

Heat versus Temperature

Pressure versus Temperature

Electricity

Van de Graaff Generator*

                                                                                 *Not Pasco Labs

 

Equipment List

                                                                                             

1.

Autoclave

36.

Light Box and Optical Set

2.

Autorad Films

37.

Light Meter

3.

Binoculars

38.

Melting Point Apparatus

4.

Bottle Cloud Apparatus

39.

Micropipettors

5.

Butterfly Box Materials

40.

PCR Gene Cycler

6.

Compass

41.

pH Meter

7.

Chromotography Paper

42.

pH Indicator Strips

8.

Compound Microscopes

43.

Photonics Equipment

9.

Crystal Collection

44.

Plate Tectonics Model

10.

DC Power Supply(13.8V)(1)

45.

Power Amplifier(7)

11.

Deluxe Molecular Kit

46.

Prism Set

12.

Digiscopes

47.

Project Star Spectrometer(12)

13.

Digital Infrared Thermometers

48.

Projectile Catcher Accessory(2)

14.

Dissecting Microscopes(Digital)

49.

Projectile Launcher(short range)(2)

15.

DNA Molecular Model

50.

Projector unit

16.

DNA Spooling Kit

51.

Quanta Hydro Lab

17.

Electrophoresis Camera

52.

Radiation Equipment

18.

Electrophoresis Chamber: Horizontal

53.

River Flow Model(1)

19.

Electrophoresis Chamber: Vertical

54.

Rock Display(1)

20.

Electrophoresis Power Supply

55.

Rock & Mineral Collection

21.

GPS Units

56.

Rotational Inertia Accessory Kit

22.

Ground Water Flow Model(1)

57.

Rotational Motion Apparatus(2)

23.

Ground Water Simulator

58.

Secchi Disc

24.

Hand on Universe Software & Curriculum guide

59.

Shelock Bones

25.

Heat Engine

60.

Spec 20's Spectrophotometer

26.

He-Ne Laser with Power Holder(1)

61.

Spectrum Tubes(12)

27.

HOBO Data Logger

62.

Spectrum Tube holder/Power Supply(4)

28.

Hot plates with stirrer

63.

Telescopes(Celestron, Zothers)

29.

Illusion Dome(5)

64.

Thermal Expansion Apparatus(Computer Based)(1)

30.

Insect Boxes

65.

UV Vis Spectrophotometer(2)

31.

Laptops

66.

Van de Graff Generator(2)

32.

Laser Switch(1)

 

 

33.

Leaf Pack Kits

 

 

34.

Light Box: Mini

 

 

35.

Light Box: Large

 

 

                                                                        

Knex Equipment

1.

  DNA Knex

2.

  Knex:  Forces,Energy & Motion(2)

3.

  Knex:  Space Exploration(2)

4.

  Knex: Solar Energy System(3)


PASCO SENSORS

1.

Conductivity Sensor

2.

CO2 Sensor

3.

Colorimeter

4.

Dissolved Oxygen Sensor

5.

Economy Force Sensor(4)

6.

EKG Sensor

7.

Force Sensor(1)

8.

Light Sensor(1)

9.

Magnetic Field Sensor(1)

10.

Motion Sensor II(8)

11.

Oxygen Sensor

12.

pH Sensor

13.

Photogate Head(8)

14.

Photogate/Pulley(5)

15.

Photogate & Picket Fence(4)

16.

Pressure Sensor(1)

17.

Respiration Rate Sensor

18.

Rotary Motion Sensor(2)

19.

Sound Sensor(6)

20.

Temperature Sensor

21.

Temperature Type K Sensor

22.

500,750 Interface

                                                                        

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