Lab 2 - Photosynthesis

TMEC Room 343 & 344

Cohort A - O'Bryant • Thursday October 26, 2017 I Lab Assistants labasst-benaduce.jpgCJ Beneduce & lab_asst_hinton17_npreiss.jpgNick Priess

Cohort B - Kennedy & C.A.S.H. • Thursday November 2, 2017 | Lab Assistants labasst-zullo.jpgJoe Zullo & labasst_hinton16_hderivera.jpgHeather deRivera
Cohort C - Boston Latin Academy • Thursday November 9, 2017 | Lab Assistants:lab_assnt-hawkins.jpg Jessica Olive & lab_asst_hinton17_aolive.jpgAndrew Olive

Big Idea 2: Biological systems utilize energy and molecular building blocks to grow, to

reproduce, and to maintain homeostasis.

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Part 1 - Plant Pigments and Chromatography
  • Do this part at your school.
  • Share an image of your chromatography results on your group page.
Part 2 - Floating Disc Assay
  • HMS Lab
Part 3 - Design An Experiment
  • HMS Lab
  • Report your lab team's understanding of the lab and the Big Ideas using a paper-based form.
Student Guide

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Teacher's Guide

Walkthrough of the New AP Photosynthesis Lab

DPIP Reduction Lab

This is the older AP lab for Photosynthesis using DPIP reduction. A small group of Hinton Scholars students will be doing this lab during our Big Idea Photosynthesis Lab with our new Vernier probe lab-ware. We will substitute the Vernier colorimeters for the photo spectrometers shown in the video. The Vernier equipment will allow us to accurately graph the results of our experiments automatically.

AP Biology photosynthesis DPIP Reduction Protocol
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Vernier Labquest Protocol & Step-by-Step Tutorial