Lab five cell respiration

Place 20 non germinating seeds in the water. The result was a decrease in gas volume within the tube, and a related decrease in pressure in the tube. If the temperature and volume remain constant, then the pressure of the gas changes in direct proportion to the number of molecules of gas.

The cooler temperatures in the other water bath should cause the rate to be much slower in all three respirometers. In fact we test it at different temperatures and with different sugars sucrose, glucose, and lactose. The syringe is angled slightly so that carbon dioxide—and not the solution—escapes.

The amount of oxygen consumed was greatest in germinating peas in warm water.

Investigation - What Factors Affect Cellular Respiration?

It offers the following advantages: Read the pipet as the water bubble moves down the tube toward the respirometers. This law shows several important things about gases. Explain the results shown in the sample graph in your lab manual. I tried this and it worked very well. Equilibration time is identical for all respirometers.

Lab 5 Cellular Respiration by Kris Layher

The non-germinating peas consumed far less oxygen than the germinating peas. Glycolysis is a catabolic pathway that occurs in the cytosol and partially oxidizes glucose into two pyruvate 3-C.

Cellular respiration is an ATP-producing catabolic process in which the electron receiver is an inorganic molecule.

After two days in the towels, it is easy to see which seeds are starting to grow hypocotyls—I instruct the students to pick out some nice vigorous ones, and we usually have good results. Materials A Water bath, thermometer, masking tape, washers, beads, germinating peas, non-germinating peas, beakers, graduated cylinder, ice, paper, and pencil are needed for this lab.

Lab 5: Cell Respiration

Place one set of respirometers in the room temperature water bath and the other set into the 10 degree water bath.

One method involves monitoring changes in temperature; since the process of respiration is exergonic produces heat. The peas that had been germinating for 72 hours would have a higher respiration rate because they have a higher energy demand.

If temperature and pressure are kept constant then the volume of the gas is directly proportional to the number of molecules of the gas.Cell Respiration.

by Theresa Knapp Holtzclaw.

LabBench Activity

Introduction. Cellular respiration occurs in most cells of both plants and animals. It takes place in the mitochondria, where energy from nutrients converts ADP to ATP. ATP is used for all cellular activities that require energy.

Lab 5 Cellular Respiration

AP Biology Lab 5 - Cellular Respiration Paul Andersen explains how a respirometer can be used to measure the respiration rate in peas, germinating peas and the worm. KOH is used to solidify CO2 produced by a respiring organism.

Lab 5.

Lab Five: Aerobic Cellular Respiration

Introduction: Cellular Respiration Cellular respiration is an ATP-producing catabolic process in which the ultimate electron acceptor is an inorganic molecule, such as oxygen.

It is the release of energy from organic compounds by metabolic chemical oxidation in the mitochondria within each cell/5(45). Conclusion: The lab demonstrated many important things relating to cellular respiration.

It showed that the rates of cellular respiration are greater in germinating peas than in non-germinating peas. It also showed that temperature and respiration rates are directly proportional; as temperature increases, respiration rates increase as well.

View Lab Report - Cell Respiration from SCIENCE E at Glen A. Wilson High. Lab #5 Cell Respiration (Lab Bench Activity91%(23). Cellular respiration (aerobic respiration) (2 points) Fermentation (anaerobic respiration) (2 points) Summarize what occurs during the three steps of cellular respiration and indicate where each process takes place in the cell.

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