3. Close the lid of the calorimeter and swirl it 4. Measure and record the temperature of the water 5. Heat approximately 25mL of distilled water to 70°C in a 250mL beaker 6. Add the heated distilled water into the calorimeter. 7. Close the lid of the calorimeter with thermometer 8. These biology experiments are designed for you to do at home or school using simple equipment. For some experiments, you may need a calculator. Here is a link to an excellent one provided by Web2.0calc.
Students perform the lab on the computer and record data and answer questions on their calorimetry virtual lab paper. In this lab students have a chance to calculate the Calories per gram of various food items.