With this lab, students learn about the connection between plant and animal cells by examining the interdependence of cellular respiration and photosynthesis in living organisms.
- Curriculum-based activity
- Students assess rate of photosynthesis in Elodea
- Material for 10 student groups
- Teacher's and student's guide included
- Coupon for perishable materials included
- Aligned to NGSS standards (MS/HS: PS3, LS1, LS2)
They assess the rate of photosynthesis in Elodea and cellular respiration in yeast cells. This curriculum-based activity can be used to fulfill a standard investigation in biology textbooks.
The kit includes a teacher’s guide, a student study guide, material for 10 student groups, and analysis copymasters with background information, time requirements, instructions, data tables for analysis, and study questions.
The kit is also available for purchase with a link to a NewPath digital lesson, which includes a variety of resources on the topic, including background information, illustrations and self-assessments.
Ordering information: This kit includes test tubes, corks, disposable pipets, sucrose, bromothymol blue, sodium hydroxide, and hydrochloric acid. Aged water, aluminum foil, and a lamp are needed but not included. A coupon is included for redemption of perishable materials. Please redeem by mail, phone, fax, or email.