Biology Experiments

Biology Experiments

NeuLog logger sensors help us get a better grasp of the laws of biology, the very core of that great mechanism that is a living organism. The laws of biochemistry, human physiology, plant physiology and ecology are only some of the phenomena that the logger sensors measure, display and safely store.

     
  Blood Pressure B-1 ver. 3.2.5
Blood pressure logger sensor (NUL-222)
  • Understand the basics of blood pressure.
  • Compare the blood pressure of students in the class.
  • Investigate how external parameters such as exercise affect the blood pressure.
     
  Diffusion in Biology B-2 ver. 3.2.11
Conductivity logger sensor (NUL-215)
  • Study the effect of different concentration gradients of NaCl ions on their diffusion rate by measuring their conductivity.
     
  Respiration B-3 ver. 3.2.8 
Oxygen logger sensor (NUL-205)
  • Study the diffusion process of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the alveoli and pulmonary capillaries.
  • Determine the percentage of oxygen in exhaled air while resting and after physical activity.
     
  Enzyme Activity B-7 ver. 3.2.3 
Temperature logger sensor (NUL-203)
Pressure logger sensor (NUL-210)
  • Understand basic concepts of enzyme activity.
  • Learn about the enzyme catalase and how it breaks hydrogen peroxide.
  • Investigate how different quantities of an enzyme affect the enzyme activity rate.
  • Investigate how the temperature affect the enzyme activity rate.
     
  Thermoregulation and Perspiration B-9 ver. 3.2.7 
Relative humidity logger sensor (NUL-207)
  • Learn about homeostasis and thermoregulation.
  • Learn about the importance of perspiration.
  • Understand the relationship between perspiration and relative humidity by using a relative humidity sensor.
     
  Photosynthesis B-10 ver. 3.2.9 
CO2 logger sensor (NUL-220)
  • Study the processes of respiration and photosynthesis of a plant by measuring CO2 rates.
  • Learn about gross and net photosynthesis rates.
     
  Respiration of Germinating Seeds B-11 ver. 3.2.3 
CO2 logger sensor (NUL-220)
  • Learn about cellular respiration, dormancy and germination.
  • Compare respiration rates of germinating and non-germinating beans.
  • Investigate the effect of ice cold water on the respiration of the germinating beans.
     
  Heart Rate and Coughing B-18 ver. 3.2.9 
Heart rate & pulse logger sensor (NUL-208)
  • study the changes in heart rate at rest and after coughing.
     
  Heart Rate and Physical Activity B-19 ver. 3.2.12 
Heart rate & pulse logger sensor (NUL-208)
  • Measure a student’s heart rate at rest.
  • study the effect of two levels of physical activity on the heart rate.
     
  Soil Moisture B-20 ver. 3.0.5 
Soil moisture logger sensor (NUL-229)
  • Learn about the mechanism of the soil moisture sensor (tensiometer).
  • Monitor the soil moisture of a plant indoors or outdoors.
  • Understand the effect of temperature on the moisture of the soil.
     
  Emotional Stress Measurement B-37 ver. 3.2.9 
GSR (Galvanic Skin Response) logger sensor (NUL-217)
  • Learn about the fight or flight response.
  • Examine how stimulation of the human system (by touch, smell, sight or sound) causes the sweat glands in the hand to secrete sweat.
  • Understand the principles of a polygraph (lie detector).
     
  Monitoring Yeast Growth B-38 ver. 3.0.5
Two Turbidity logger sensors (NUL-231)
  • Learn about the life cycle of yeast.
  • Monitor yeast growth by using a turbidity sensor.
  • Plot a growth curve.
     
  Electrocardigram logger sensor (NUL-218) B-40 ver. 3.0.2
Electrocardigram logger sensor (NUL-218)
  • Learn about the electrical activity of the heart.
  • Study the principles of an ECG measurement.
  • Compare normal ECG graphs to those of people with heart conditions.
     
  The Lungs and Spirometry Parameters B-41 ver. 3.0.4 
Spirometer logger sensor (NUL-216)
  • Learn about the mechanism of breathing.
  • Learn about lung volumes and capacities.
  • Compare these parameters before and after physical activity.
  • Compare these parameters among different students.
     
  Temperature Variations in the Human Body B-42 ver. 3.0.5 
Infrared thermometer logger sensor (NUL-235)
  • Understand the difference between body core temperature and skin temperature.
  • Investigate the change in skin temperature as a function of the body part.
  • Compare skin temperature values of different students in the group.
     
  Respiration Rates B-43 ver. 3.0.3 
Respiration monitor belt logger sensor (NUL-236)
  • Learn about the lungs and respiration rates.
  • Measure respiration rates of the students.
  • Compare female and male respiration rates.
  • Compare respiration rates before and after exercise.
     
  Muscle Strength B-44 ver. 3.0.4 
Hand dynamometer logger sensor (NUL-237)
  • Learn about the skeletal muscles.
  • Find correlations between dominant hand, gender and more to grip strength.
     
  Ammonium and Nitrate in an Aquarium B-45 ver. 3.0.5 
Ammonium logger sensor (NUL-240)
Nitrate logger sensor (NUL-241)
  • Learn about the nitrogen cycle in an aquarium with fish and in a pond.
  • Examine the presence of ammonium and nitrate ions in an aquarium with fish, in different stages of the nitrogen cycle.
     

Upcoming Experiments:

Osmotic Pressure, Fermentation of Yeast, Effectiveness of Sunscreen Protection, Aerobic Respiration.

 

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