Cellular Respiration: Respirometry Virtual Lab
Observe how we can monitor and better understand respiration by a method known as Respirometry. Learn the effects of exercise of respiration by observing glucose levels and oxygen consumption through a model organism: a mouse.
- High School
- University / College
About This Simulation
This short, targeted simulation is adapted from the full-length “Cellular Respiration” simulation.
What in the cellular respiration is Respirometry?! In this simulation, you will learn all about respirometry and the techniques used to obtain rates of metabolism. You have been employed by the council to help the community basketball team learn about the science behind cellular respiration and metabolism. By performing the experiment on a virtual mouse, you will be able to collect all the data you need.
Discover the inner workings of respirometry and pick up some neat lab techniques! By injecting a mouse with a microchip, you will be able to analyze the oxygen levels, blood glucose levels and lactic acid levels of the subject after exposing it to different environmental factors. Don’t worry about hurting the mouse though! One of the many perks of a virtual simulation is that you get all the experiences and data you need during this experiment without any animals being harmed in the process!
Review your Knowledge
Throughout the experiment will be prompted with some engaging quiz questions to reinforce your knowledge to further your learning of cellular respiration, as well as coming up with a hypothesis to put to the test! To accompany the quiz questions there are relevant theory pages and informative diagrams to aid your learning.
Help athletes perform
Now you are a pro in respirometry and metabolism you will be ready to pass on your knowledge to the basketball players, so they can improve their diet and training regime to remain energized throughout the game. With this new knowledge on their bodies metabolism, they will be unstoppable!
Explore Cellular Respiration: Respirometry Virtual Lab Simulation
How do virtual labs work?
Engage students in science through interactive learning scenarios. Simulate experiments, train lab techniques, and teach theory through visual experiences that enhance long-term learning outcomes.
250+ Web-based simulations that can be played on laptops and tablets without installing any software
Teacher dashboard to automate grading and track student progress
Embedded quizzes to help students master science content
Library of learning resources, lab reports, videos, theory pages, graphics and more
Get started now!
You can explore and assign simulations to your students right away.
- Access to over 250 Labster simulations for free.
- Exclusive educator access to all of Labster Course Manager content.
- 30 days for free, no credit card needed.
- Invite your students to play simulations and get their feedback.
Integrate with your LMS
Integrate with your LMS
Labster integrates with all major LMS (Learning Management Systems) so that educators can use their gradebooks to track students’ performance data and students can keep a record of their work. Labster is compatible with Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, Google Classroom, Schoology, Sakai, and Brightspace / D2L. It’s also possible to use Labster without an LMS.