INTRODUCTION: In this experiment I was testing for antimicrobial sensitivity of Staphylococcus epidermidis by using the Kirby-Bauer Diffusion test. The three antibiotics utilized in this lab were: gentamicin, novobiocin, and penicillin. I determined the effectiveness of the antibiotic by observing and measuring the zone of inhibition for each antibiotic.
Step 2: Mix both test tubes , shake gently and time the reaction. Step 3: The same step as procedure 1, and step 3 which is to record the observed color step 4: use the palette/color chart to help you identify the observations you make. Safety precautions: Pull your hair back Safety eye goggles Closed toe
Research question What is the effect of temperature Amylase activity? Word count-1453 Background research Enzymes are biological catalysts that speed up a chemical reactions. They do this by decreasing the activation energy(the energy needed to start the reaction) of a chemical reaction. The enzyme present in our saliva is called Amylase. Amylase increases the rate of reaction by decreasing the activation energy needed to hydrolyse the starch molecules.
In this lab we used two processes called Diffusion and Osmosis. Diffusion is the movement of molecules from areas of high concentration to areas of low concentration. Diffusion is a process that requires no energy and involves smaller non-polar molecules. In Figure 1 you can see the molecules spreading throughout the glass from the area of high concentration, so that the areas with low concentration are filled evenly as well. The other process was osmosis.
DESIGN PSOW Ajit Rajendran 13H To Determine the Time Taken for a muffin paper cup to reach the ground, while Changing the Height of each experiment Introduction: In this experiment the aim is to determine the time taken for an empty muffin paper cup to reach the ground, by changing the height the empty cup is dropped from. Both variable mentioned are going to measured (height and time taken), when conducting the experiment. In order to have a fair experiment, certain factors will be kept the same throughout the experiment: the same paper cup will be used, the dimensions of the paper cup will be constant (where external factors do not affect the shape), the method in which the paper cup will be dropped.
Diffusion and Osmosis Lab Report By: Jettica Williams BIOL 1107 Lab September 21, 2016 Prepared for Mrs. Fulford Lab Course Page Break The cell membrane act as a roadblock for cells. The cell membrane has a very hectic job. It restricts the access to what comes in and what goes out. The bond the membrane shares with others is the idea of accountability.
Based on the data and the recorded observations, my hypothesis is correct. When a solution is hypotonic, this causes the cell to swell, because there are more water molecules on the inside of the cell. If positive feedback continues, the cell will eventually burst. When a solution is hypertonic, this causes the cell to shrink, because there are more water molecules on the outside of the cell. Over time, the cell will start to function poorly (“Difference between Hypertonic, Hypotonic, Isotonic Solutions”).
Part A: Osmosis practical task Aim: To observe the effects of osmosis in rhubarb cells. Hypothesis: Water will be extracted out of the cells in the salt solution causing the cells to look different to the cells in the freshwater solution. Materials: Rhubarb Distilled water in a dropping bottle Salt solution in a dropping bottle Microscope, slides, and coverslips Forceps and razor blades or scalpel Paper Towel Method: Clean and dry a slide and coverslip.
Biology Design Practical Joshua Edwards What are effects of the volume of a potato and the amount of weight it loses when placed in salt solution? Introduction This design practical uses a potato’s surface area to volume ratio to see what affects it has on osmosis in different concentrations. Osmosis is the movement of water molecules through a cell membrane into an area of a higher solute concentration. The movement goes the way of the solvent with more solute because the lower solute concentration is drifting through balancing the ratio of solute per solvent (En.wikipedia.org, 2018).
Next, weigh out 5 grams of sugar and 1 gram of yeast. Once in proportions, add it to test tube A. Thoroughly mix around the sugar, yeast, and tap water. You can do this by shaking the test tube gently. Make sure you do not turn it upside down. Then, cover the top of the test tube with a balloon and gently place it into a 400mL beaker filled up about half way (about 250mL) with water.
Experiment #1 Isolation of Caffeine from Tea Date: 11.09.14 Prepared by: Alibek Abilev Purpose The aim of the experiment was to isolate crude caffeine from tea leaves by using liquid – liquid extraction with methylene chloride, purify the crude substance by performing sublimation and determine the melting point of both crude and pure caffeine. Safety Lab coat, goggles, gloves. Methylene chloride is a carcinogenic substance, therefore should be kept in a well-ventilated place.
The chemical equation for this experiment is hydrochloric acid + sodium thiosulphate + deionised water (ranging from 25ml to 0ml in 5ml intervals) sodium chloride + deionised water (ranging from 25ml to 0ml in 5ml intervals) + sulphur dioxide + sulphur. As a scientific equation, this would be written out as, NA2S2O3 + 2HCL + H2O (ranging from 25ml to 0ml in
Osmosis Lab Report Research Question: How does the change in the concentration of a sucrose solution affect the process of osmosis in a potato cell by measuring its mass? Background information: 1 Osmosis is the process by which a liquid passes through a semi-permeable membrane, moving from an area with a high concentration of water to a low concentration of water. There are various factors that affect osmosis such as: concentration, surface area and temperature. The concentration of solutions can affect the rate of osmosis, as there is more difference in the concentration of the solutions, which means osmosis, will take place quicker. Surface area could affect osmosis based on the ease by which molecules can get through the semi-permeable