Science Lab on Vo2

Science Lab on Vo2

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Vital Lung Capacity Lab

Submitted To: Mrs. Centritto
Written by: Renzo Renne
Date Submitted: Friday April 26th, 2013
PURPOSE
The affect weight has on a person’s vital lung capacity.
HYPOTHESIS
If the weight of a person is increased, then the vital lung capacity of that person will increase as well because of the increased surface area of the person, the person will be able to hold more air.
VARIABLES

Vital Lung Capacity is the Dependent variable and Weight is the Independent variable. As weight increases so should the vital lung capacity.

APPARATUS
* Spirometer
* Laptop
* Scale
* Microsoft Excel
* Classmates
PROCEDURE
1. Measured The weight of Test Subject #1
2. Checked Test Subject’s #1 Vital Lung Capacity
3. Repeated steps 1-2 for test subjects 2-15
OBSERVATIONS

Test Subject (Grouped by Weight) | Weight (Lbs) | Vital Capacity (L/s) |
#1 ( <105.0 lbs) | 96.0 | 1.40 |
#2 | 101.0 | 2.92 |
#3 | 104.0 | 1.04 |
#4 (105.5 lbs to 115.0 lbs) | 113.5 | 0.95 |
#5 | 114.5 | 1.64 |
#6 | 115.0 | 1.06 |
#7 (115.5 lbs to 125.0 lbs) | 119.0 | 2.01 |
#8 | 125.0 | 1.65 |
#9 | 125.0 | 1.20 |
#10 (125.5 lbs to 135.0) | 126.5 | 2.23 |
#11 | 126.5 | 2.24 |
#12 | 131.0 | 2.52 |
#13 (135 lbs< ) | 151.5 | 2.62 |
#14 | 156.0 | 2.43 |
#15 | 161.0 | 1.96 |

PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS

Test Subject (Grouped by Weight) | Weight (Lbs) | Vital Capacity (L/s) |...