Roasting Roaches: Manipulating Temperature to Find Metabolic Rate.

Michelle Elkins, Julie Watkins, Ryan Wheeling, Cash Everett, Shauni Windle


This experiment was conducted to better understand the relationship between CO2 output and metabolic rate of ectotherms as temperature increases. In this particular experiment, the researchers looked at Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches. The researchers conducted four trials with each trial five minutes long while manipulating the temperature within the biochamber. 


metabolic rate, ectotherm, CO2

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