The Effect of Size on the Metabolic Rate of Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

John Locke, Joshua Rogers, Sara Martin, Taylor Martin, Matt Robbins


We hypothesized that madagascar hissing cockraoches with a higher mass in grams would have a higher metabolic rate.  Through several trials with threee different sized cockroaches, we came to discover that our hypothesis was falsified, and the smaller cockroaches appeared to have a higher metabolic rate than the larger cockroaches.

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