Agricultural Science with Vernier

Agricultural Science with Vernier contains a collection of 29 experiments that can be useful in teaching agricultural science at the high school or college level. Some experiments are designed to be done in the field and some in the classroom or laboratory.

Topics Include

  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Science
  • Plant and Soil Science
  • Animal Science
  • Energy and Electricity
  • General Topics in Agricultural Science

Table of Contents

Experiment Suggested Products
1 Introduction to Data Collection Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
2 Acids and Bases pH Sensor
3 Diffusion through Membranes Conductivity Probe
4 Conducting Solutions Conductivity Probe
5 Osmosis Gas Pressure Sensor
6 Respiration of Sugars by Yeast CO2 Gas Sensor
7 Reflection and Absorption of Light Light Sensor, Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
8 Soil pH pH Sensor
9 Soil Salinity Conductivity Probe
10 Soil Temperature Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
11 Soil Moisture Soil Moisture Sensor
12A Photosynthesis and Respiration (CO2) CO2 Gas Sensor
12B Photosynthesis and Respiration (O2) O2 Gas Sensor
12C Photosynthesis and Respiration (CO2 and O2) CO2 Gas Sensor, O2 Gas Sensor
13 Transpiration Gas Pressure Sensor
14A Cell Respiration (CO2) CO2 Gas Sensor
14B Cell Respiration (O2) O2 Gas Sensor
14C Cell Respiration (CO2 and O2) O2 Gas Sensor, CO2 Gas Sensor
15 The Greenhouse Effect Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
16 Energy in Food Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
17A Enzyme Action: Testing Catalase Activity O2 Gas Sensor
17B Enzyme Action: Testing Catalase Activity Gas Pressure Sensor
18A Lactase Action CO2 Gas Sensor
18B Lactase Action Gas Pressure Sensor
19 Oxygen Gas and Human Respiration O2 Gas Sensor
20 Biochemical Oxygen Demand Vernier Optical DO Probe
21 Animal Temperature Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
22 Lemon “Juice” 30-Volt Voltage Probe
23 Ohm’s Law Current Probe, Differential Voltage Probe, Extech Digital DC Power Supply, Vernier Circuit Board 2
24 Energy Content of Fuels Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
25 Photovoltaic Cells Current Probe, Voltage Probe, Light Sensor
26 Wind Power Current Probe, Voltage Probe
27 Watershed Testing Conductivity Probe, Vernier Optical DO Probe, pH Sensor, Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
28 Interdependence of Plants and Animals Vernier Optical DO Probe, pH Sensor
29 Biodiversity and Ecosystems Stainless Steel Temperature Probe