Biology (age 14-18) eBook

Lesson plan and student worksheets


Data Harvest

Product Description

A 400 page eBook containing a comprehensive collection of over 70 practical Biology activities for the 14-18 age group supported by detailed Teacher's notes, these activities provide reliable data from which patterns and trends can be explored.

This eBook, supplied on CD-ROM, contains:

  • The full eBook (PDF) of all the experiment worksheets and teachers notes.
  • Every worksheet and teacher note as a separate PDF
  • Setup files to match these experiments are included in the Free EasySense software.

The 70 activities cover these areas:

  • Human Physiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Biology
  • Food science
  • The Environment

    The activites include:

    • Pulse
    • Armchair gymnastics
    • Not only exercise excites the heart
    • Food as fuel
    • Citrus power
    • Rate of consumption of O2 as measure of respiratory activity
    • Rate of production of CO2 as a measure of respiratory activity
    • Temperature changes as a measure of respiratory activity.
    • Measuring respiration (effect of temperature)
    • Gas production in yeast fermentation of sucrose
    • The uptake of oxygen as a measure of photosynthetic activity
    • Growth in a plant, as a measure of photosynthetic activity
    • Regulation of body heat
    • Hot stuff!
    • How does sweating keep you cool?
    • Should I use deodorant or antiperspirant?
    • Why do animals huddle?
    • 18/19 Reaction times and Hit the brakes
    • Measuring the daily changes in a habitat
    • Osmosis
    • The effect of temperature on membrane permeability in beetroot
    • Residual heat: Thermal imaging.
    • Residual heat: Finding where a natural disaster survivor is buried
    • Relationship between temperature and radiated energy
    • How good is my suntan cream?
    • How does photosynthetic activity vary with light intensity?
    • Photosynthesis and respiration
    • Transpiration: Measuring water loss from plants
    • Transpiration: Measuring by mass loss
    • Transpiration: Differences between leaf surfaces
    • Transpiration: Measuring by pressure change (photometer)
    • Does water loss in a plant change its physical size?
    • Protease and casein reaction
    • How does enzyme activity change with temperature?
    • How does enzyme activity change with pH?
    • Change of enzyme activity with substrate concentration?
    • Cobalt as an inhibitor of a protease activity
    • Determination of the Michaelis constant
    • Amylase and starch reaction
    • How does enzyme activity change with temperature?
    • How does enzyme activity change with pH?
    • How does enzyme activity change with substrate concentration?
    • The breakdown of starch by the enzyme amylase
    • Heart beats
    • ECG graph demonstration
    • ECG Scope demonstration
    • Heart beats (Polar Heart rate sensor)
    • Breathing patterns
    • Lung capacities
    • Peak Flow
    • Flow volume loops
    • Colorimetric determination of glucose concentration
    • Effect of glucose concentration on the colour of Benedict’s solution
    • Acid base titration: polyprotic acids
    • Why does fruit brown when exposed to air?
    • Rate of reaction: Which catalyst is best?
    • The rate at which catalase breaks down
    • Acid base Titration: Titration of alanine with sodium hydroxide
    • Biology enzymes: Juice extraction from apples
    • Control of body temperature’s response to hot and cold
    • Regulation of body temperature due to exercise
    • A womb with a view: A quick scan (model of ultrasound imaging)
    • A womb with a view: The whole view (model of ultrasound imaging)
    • Effect of sunlight on carbon dioxide levels around a plant
    • Carbon dioxide levels in the classroom
    • How does carbon dioxide vary in the environment?
    • A model of the green house effect
    • How does pressure change with depth? How deep is my pond?
    • How tall am I?
    • The role of buffers in biological systems
    • Muscle fatigue using the Light gate
    • Muscle fatigue using a Force sensor
    • Daltons law of partial pressures
    • Heat transfer in a heat exchanger – co and counter current

    The range of sensors used includes:

    • Temperature (3100)
    • Temperature fast response (3101)
    • Heart rate and Pulse waveform (3147)
    • Polar Heart rate (3148)
    • ECG (3279)
    • Oxygen sensor (3130PK)
    • pH sensor (3125PK)
    • Gas Pressure ±10 kPa and Breathing belt (3190PK)
    • Carbon dioxide (3152)
    • Humidity (3145)
    • Drop Bubble Counter (3266)
    • Colorimeter (3275) 
    • Voltage (3160 or 3160-12)
    • Infrared (3278)
    • Ultraviolet (3277)
    • Rotary Motion (3280)
    • Motion (3270)
    • Light level (3124 or 3122, 3120)
    • Force (3143)
    • Spirometer (3267)
    • Balance and Balance adaptor (3060 or 3065)
    • Push button switches (3261)
    • Timing mat (3255)


    HK$ 336.00