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Goldfish Respiration

The purpose of this experiment is to tests the effects of temperature on the respiration (breathing) rate of goldfish. In order to determine the goldfish respiration change adding small amounts of crushed ice to the water, than behavior will be noted. Then, the goldfish will experience the same experiment four more times and be noted again. This experiment will be conducted with four students, one goldfish, a 250 mL and a 150 mL beaker, thermometer, crushed ice, aquarium water, stirring rod, and a stopwatch. Our results showed that the goldfish respiration started out with more breathes when the temperature drooped and the goldfish showed signs of stress; however, by the third evaluation the goldfish respiration decreased and showed signs of…