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Carolina™ Volumeter/Respirometer

Item # 682230

This apparatus is sure to set the standard for ease of use, data reproducibility, and value. Easy to set up with no loose lines or awkwardly placed tubes, it is sleek, compact, and provides an airtight closed system that is simple to manipulate and generates easily read data. Appropriate for respiration, fermentation, photosynthesis, and temperature-controlled experiments.

Price

$99.95

In stock and available to ship.

Newly updated, this volumeter’s unique design makes respiration experiments a gas!

This apparatus is sure to set the standard for ease of use, data reproducibility, and value. Easy to set up with no loose lines or awkwardly placed tubes, it is sleek, compact, and provides an airtight closed system that is simple to manipulate and generates easily read data. Ring stand compatibility makes photosynthesis and temperature-controlled experiments a cinch. This hands-on apparatus is ideal for studying metabolic rate and oxygen consumption in plants and animals such as crickets, mealworms, elodea, and germinating peas. Dye indicator effortlessly adjusts to zero for easy data gathering without disturbing experimental setup. Detailed teacher’s manual includes sample data, teacher tips, and reproducible student guides. Designed for use as a teacher demonstration or a small group activity.

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Components Qty Included?
Carolina™ Volumeter/Respirometer Apparatus (with stoppers, syringes, test tubes, and screen inserts) 1 Included
Potassium Hydroxide, 15%, 30 mL 1 Included
Cotton Balls 25 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Beaker, 1,000 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Beaker (100, 150, or 250 mL) 1 Needed, Not Included
Blue Food Coloring (for indicator solution) 1 Needed, Not Included
Laboratory Thermometer 1 Needed, Not Included
Balance (accurate to at least 0.1 g) 1 Needed, Not Included
Timer 1 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinder 1 Needed, Not Included
Beral Pipet or Dropper 1 Needed, Not Included
Incubator or Water Bath, 37 to 40° C (for fermentation reaction) 1 Needed, Not Included
Circular Fluorescent or Incandescent Bulb, 100 to 150 W 1 Needed, Not Included
Transparent Container of Water, Large 1 Needed, Not Included
Small Organisms (crickets, mealworms, germinating peas, elodea) (or yeast and glucose) Needed, Not Included
Nonliving Material (mass for control tube: glass or plastic beads, balls of paper, etc.) Needed, Not Included
Baker’s Yeast Needed, Not Included
Glucose or Dextrose Solution, 5% Needed, Not Included
Vegetable Oil Needed, Not Included
Sodium Bicarbonate Solution, 3% Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels Needed, Not Included
Safety Goggles Needed, Not Included
Tap Water Needed, Not Included
Bunsen Burner or Hot Plate (optional) Needed, Not Included
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