Tag: volume

  • Colorful Activity for Learning How to Use a Micropipette

    Colorful Activity for Learning How to Use a Micropipette

    Students learn to use a micropipette. How to read a micropipette and how to draw and dispense different volumes.

  • Investigation: Tools and Measurements

    Investigation: Tools and Measurements

    I designed this activity to help students become familiar with basic equipment found in the lab.  Students take volume measurements using a graduated cylinder, beaker, and a 3ml pipette.   Ultimately, they must determine how many single drops of water are in 1 milliliter by designing a way to test this given the tools provided.…

  • Investigation:  Why Are Cells So Small?

    Investigation: Why Are Cells So Small?

    This activity requires students to practice math skills by measuring the surface area and the volume of boxes. ¬† Collect boxes for students to use, these can be any type of box, such as tissue boxes, food boxes, or shoe boxes. ¬†Ideally, you want a range of sizes, with at least one box being overly…

  • Investigation:  Modeling Diffusion

    Investigation: Modeling Diffusion

    This inquiry investigation requires students to cut agar into 3 shapes (small, medium, large) and compare the rates of diffusion.