Population Growth Ecology Experiment

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9th - 11th
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Finished teaching logistic and exponential growth curves? Looking for a fun experiment that models population growth? This lab simulates the spread of an infectious disease through a population (your classroom). Students will have fun seeing if they get "infected," and analyzing how the disease affects population growth.

Materials Needed:

Safety gear (goggles and gloves)

Potassium Hydroxide (or any strong, colorless base)

Phenolphthalein pH indicator

Distilled Water

Cups or vials (one per student)

Pipette or eyedropper

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4 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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