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Biopac Student Lab Biology Systems

The Gold Standard for Life Science Instruction

Complete, customizable biology teaching solution

The preferred application for better science and greater discovery

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BSL System with MP36 and hardware for 17 guided lessons plus 39 dynamic lessons and student-designed Biology experiments. The Biopac Student Lab Biology Teaching System can record signals from cells, organs, insects, animals and human subjects to facilitate a broad spectrum of application opportunities. A wide range of lessons cover the cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, pulmonary, metabolic, digestive and nervous systems. The system has options for pH, dissolved oxygen and calorimetry (connections & software features).

User-friendly hardware, intuitive software and a dynamic user interface promote student inquiry and active learning. The BSL Lab Manual and onscreen guides, with embedded procedure videos and data samples, take you through each step of the experiment and ensure students record great data. The BSL PRO software allows you to easily design research experiments (suitable for undergraduate and graduate levels), and custom student lab lessons (no programming required).

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Fast, Easy Set-Up & Operation

Reduces setup time by 90%. Guided lessons w/ on-screen instructions, video demos & sample data.

Empowers Better Biology Teaching

Extensive out-of-class resources. New Curriculum Management System. 3 Systems to meet a range of needs. +52 experiments.

Covers Multiple Curricula

Ideal for 2- and 4- year programs, medical schools & nursing programs. Analysis tools support graduate studies, funded/unfunded research.

Biopac Student Lab Biology Teaching System
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Free Student Download – Students can use this free BSL software to prepare for class by reading lesson or watching videos, and can also analyze, share, and submit data.

The Biopac Student Lab Biology System includes:

  • BSL 4 Software (Lessons and PRO)
  • BSL Laboratory Manual MANBSL4
  • Searchable PDF Manuals and Tutorials (BSL PRO, Instructor’s Guide, Answer Key, etc)
  • MP36 Data Acquisition Unit with USB Cable, DC Adapter (110V/60Hz or 220V/50Hz) & Cord (US or Euro)
  • 2 x Electrode Lead Sets – SS2LB
  • Disposable Electrodes (100/pk) – EL503
  • Electrode Gel – GEL1
  • EDA Dry Electrodes (100/pk) – EL507A
  • Isotonic Gel for EDA/GSR – GEL101A
  • Abrasive Pads (10/pk) – ELPAD
  • EDA (GSR) Lead – SS57L
  • Airflow Transducer, factory-calibrated – SS11LB
  • Airflow Filtered Mouthpieces (10/pk) – AFT36
  • Airflow Nose Clips (10/pk) – AFT3
  • BP Cuff Transducer – SS19LB
  • Colored Paper (for BSL Lesson 9) – PAPER1
  • Dissolved O2 Probe Interface (compatible with RXPROBE-O2 or Vernier) – BSL-TCI16
  • Electronic Stethoscope Transducer- SS30L
  • Force Transducer- SS12LA
  • Hand Dynamometer- SS25LB
  • Hand Switch – SS10L
  • Headphones – OUT1
  • High-impedance Cable – BSLCBL8
  • Multi-Lead ECG Cable – SS29L
  • Needle Electrodes x 3 – EL452
  • Nerve Chamber – NERVE2
  • pH Probe Interface – BSL-TCI21
  • Pressure Transducer – SS13L
  • Pulse Transducer – SS4LA
  • Recording Nerve Cable – BSLCBL4B
  • Respiratory Effort Transducer- SS5LB
  • Human-safe Stimulator – STMHUM
  • Adapter for built-in stimulator – OUT3
  • Stim. Electrode for animals – ELSTM2
  • Stimulator Nerve Cable – BSLCBL2A
  • Surgical Tape – TAPE1
  • Temperature Transducer – SS6L

Perform 51 or more lessons with this core package:


  • A02 Frog Gastrocnemius
  • A05 Visceral Smooth Muscle
  • A11 Resting Potential from Crawdad Manual
  • A15 Earthworm Smooth Muscle
  • BSL1 Standard & Integrated EMG
  • BSL2 Motor Unit Recruitment & Fatigue
  • H06 Finger Twitch
  • H07 EMG Contractions – Active Learning
  • H27 Facial EMG
  • H34 EGG Electrogastrogram
  • H36 Muscular Biofeedback


  • A04 Frog Heart
  • BSL5 Components of the ECG (Lead II)
  • BSL6 Leads I, II, III & Einthoven’s Law
  • BSL7 ECG & Pulse
  • BSL16 Blood Pressure & Korotkoff Sounds
  • BSL17 Heart Sounds & Cardiac Events
  • H01 12-lead ECG
  • H04 BP Response to Straining
  • H05 WAnT Wingate Test
  • H08 Dive Reflex – Active Learning
  • H23 Signal Averaged ECG
  • H32 Heart Rate Variability

Pulmonary Function

  • A07 Dissolved O2 (goldfish)with your probe
  • BSL8 Respiratory Cycle
  • BSL12 Pulmonary Function: Vol. & Capacities
  • BSL13 Pulmonary Flow Rates: FEV and MVV
  • BSL15 Aerobic Exercise Physiology


  • A01 Frog Pith & Prep
  • A03 Frog Nerve
  • A06 Cockroach Nerve
  • A08 Action Potential-Earthworm
  • A14 CPG Hornworm
  • BSL3 EEG Relaxation & Brain Rhythms
  • BSL4 Alpha Rhythms in the Occipital Lobe
  • BSL9 GSR and Polygraph
  • BSL10 EOG Eye Movement, Saccades & Fixation
  • BSL11 Reaction Time
  • BSL14 Biofeedback: Relaxation & Arousal
  • H03 Nerve Conduction (ulnar nerve)
  • H10 EEG & Hemispheric Asymmetry
  • H11 Mirror Test EDA Sensory motor learning
  • H12 EOG Saccades & Displacement
  • H13 EOG Visual Tracking vs. Imagination
  • H14 Ocular Fixation while reading
  • H15 Ocular Fixation while viewing an image
  • H16 Reflexes & Reaction Time – Active Learning
  • H24 Habituation

Biomedical Engineering

  • H02 Compartmental modeling
  • H20 Filtering
  • H33 FFT Fast Fourier

Learn more about the Biology education system.


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