Lab Report-Investigation 12
The Reactions when a Pill bug is Danger
In this lab, the group was striving to see the reactions of the pill bug when threatened.
The independent variable is the size of the brush and
Essential knowledge 3.A.1: DNA, and in some cases RNA, is the primary source of heritable
a. Genetic information is transmitted from one generation to the next through DNA or RNA.
Segregation and independent assortment of chromosomes result
AP Bio: Pd.3-4
20 November 2015
The genetics of how humans receive characteristics such as hair color is not completely
known but there are theories in which scientists consider mostly accurate. The genetics of hair
Alzheimers is a brain disease that destroys memory and other mental functions. The
brain cell degenerate which shows a decrease in the ability to memorize,
Lab # 1: Separation of a Mixture
Purpose: To separate a mixture of sulfur, iron and salt into its individual components.
Glass stirring Rod Ir
Lab # 16: Flame Tests
Purpose: To observe the flame colors for different metals
Materials: Various metal nitrate compounds, wire, Bunsen burner, goggles.
1) Light the Bunsen burner and adjust the flame so that it is the blue flame
2) Dip a wet
Lab #17: Determining Trends
Purpose: To learn how density changes going down a group in the periodic table.
Lead shot (Pb)
silicon pieces (Si)
tin pieces (Sn)
1. Start wi
Lab # 5: Bubbles! The Scientific Method
Purpose: To use the scientific method in the labrotory
Materials: 3 plastic cups
3 teaspoons liquid dish soap
50mL graduated cylinder
1. Label thr
Lab #8 Heat of Fusion of Ice
Purpose: To calculate the heat of fusion of ice.
Materials: 250 mL beaker
100 mL graduated cylinder hot plate
1. In a 250 mL beaker hear abou
Lab # 22: Composition of Hydrates
Purpose: To find the percent composition of water in a hydrate.
Materials: Copper (II) sulfate pentahydrate (CuSO4
Plate, Balance, Crucible tongs
5H2O), Evaporating Dish, Spatula, Hot
Lab #32 : Properties of Acids and Bases
Purpose: To identify unknown acid and base solutions.
Materials: well plate, magnesium, litmus paper, bromothymol blue, pH paper, phenolphthalein,
forceps, test solutions A,B,C
Part 1: Effect of Acids and
Lab #27: Solubility of a Salt
Purpose: To create a solubility curve for NH4Cl.
Materials: Test Tubes, Stirring Rod, Hot Plate, Graduated Cylinder, Beaker, Thermometer,
1. Fill a 400mL beaker halfway full of water. Plug in the hot
Lab #28: Ice Cream, You Scream!
Purpose: To observe the effect of the addition of NaCl on the freezing point of water.
Materials: Thermometer, spoon, bowl, napkins, toppings
2 Gallon Ziplock Bags
2 Quart Freezer Ziploc Bags
Make love, not War: Evolutionary Pollination Strategies
Lab # 26
Evolution is the generation to generation change in the proportion of different inherited
genes in a population that accounts for all of the ch
Techniques for Better Microscope Use
The microscope has been around for hundreds of years. Zacharias Janssen is credited
as the man to invent the first compound microscope. However, historians bel
The Effect of Exercise on the Rate of
Squeezing a Clothespin.
Lab # 13
Exercising first will cause someone to squeeze the clothespin at a faster rate than
someone who rests before they squeeze the clothespin.
Micrometers are the measurements used when calculating length under the microscope
because larger measurements such as millimeters are too big to see under a microscope.
Hardy-Weingberg Equilibrium According to Hoyle
Lab # 24
Platypapyrus foursuitii is a diploid organism. One feature that makes the species
particularly amenable for genetic studies is that their chromosomal m
Lab #1: Identifying Laboratory Equipment
Lab # 1
Laboratory equipment has been around for centuries. A recent discovery in Austria
found hundreds of artifacts from a lab used to turn metal into gold and
Lab # 13: Beanium! (Finding Average Atomic Mass)
Purpose: To calculate the average atomic mass of Beanium
Materials: balance, beanium atoms (beans)
1. Sort the beanium atoms from your sample into groups
Plant and Animal Cell Structures
Lab # 4
The purposes of this lab are to:
1. compare plant and animal cells
2. become familiar with the use of stains
3. examine pond water for microorganisms
4. practice esti
Latitude and Longitude
Due Oct. 28th
Latitude is a measurement of angular distance north or south of the equator.
(Snyder) Longitude is a measurement if angular distance west or east of the prime
2. In procedures 2 and 3, list the atoms and name the compound formed after
Atoms used: Hydrogen, Oxygen, Carbon
Compound Formed: Starch
3. In procedure 4, name the compound that
The Effect of Temperature on Potato
In this experiment, I tested how different temperatures affected the decomposition of potatoes. I
hypothesized that they would preserve better in a colder temperature.
Science 9H-Ms. Bulmer
Rough draft of Introduction
Potatoes were first harvested 7000 years ago in the Andes Mountains of South
America. The Inca were the first civilization to grow potatoes. At first they were small,
hard and bitter but the