Caffeine and Heart Rate: A Pharmacological Study Using Daphnia magna
In this Science Buddies science project, you will test whether caffeine has an effect on heart rate, using the freshwater crustacean, Daphnia magna, as an experimental model system. You can customize this kit to include the Daphnia magna culture kit, a fine-mesh net, caffeine, and other supplies needed to complete this experiment.
Daphnia magna Culture Kit
Watering Pipets, Pack of 8
Net, Collecting, Fine Mesh
Petri Dishes, Polystyrene, Disposable, Sterile, 100 x 15 mm, Pack of 20
Carolina Springwater, 1 gal
Caffeine, Laboratory Grade, 25 g