Calorimetry Lab

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Young people between the ages of 11–13 need on average about 2,000 calories per day. Within the lab, groups learn about calorimetry and respiration. They explore how it pertains to humans and animals living the Arctic where cold temperatures provide a unique environment. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Activities fit within a unit on respiration, energy, or ecology
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  • Learning organelles of a cell is suggested for one week of this activity; if already complete, the duration of the activity will be shorter
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