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Carolina BioKits®: Homeostasis in Plants (with prepaid coupon)

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The process of homeostasis is important for all life, as it allows organisms to maintain a relatively constant internal environment in response to the ever-changing external environment. This kit gives students a hands-on lesson in homeostasis as they observe and manipulate the stomata of Zebrina. An additional extension inquiry activity involving phenotypic plasticity gives students more experience examining nature where they live. Kit materials are sufficient for 30 students.

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$89.95

This item will ship on or about 7/28/17

The process of homeostasis is important for all life, as it allows organisms to maintain a relatively constant internal environment in response to the ever-changing external environment. This kit provides students with a hands-on lesson in homeostasis as they observe and manipulate the stomata of Zebrina. Beyond exploring the effects that light and osmosis have on homeostasis, students also can perform an extension inquiry activity involving phenotypic plasticity, giving them more experience examining nature where they live.

The activities in this kit address the following Next Generation Science Standards®:

  • HS-LS1-3. Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.
Kit materials are sufficient for 30 students working in groups of 3 and include 1-year access to digital resources: reproducible teacher's guide and student guide, digital answer sheets, editable assessment questions, and graphics that can be used in conjunction with whiteboard projectors.

Note: Kit includes a prepaid coupon to request perishable material later at your convenience. Contact us or return the coupon at least 2 weeks prior to requested delivery date to ensure prompt arrival of material.

Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.

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This item includes a prepaid coupon for living or perishable materials (all items). Redeem the coupon for delivery of these materials at your convenience at www.carolina.com/livingform, by phone at 800.334.5551, or by fax at 800.222.7112.

Components Qty Included?
Zebrina 3 Included
Lab Tray, 20-Section 1 Included
Microscope Slides 36 Included
Sodium Chloride, 25 g 1 Included
Hole Punch 3 Included
Digital Resource Instruction Card 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Marker or Wax Pencil 1 Needed, Not Included
Distilled Water, 500 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Microscopes 10 Needed, Not Included
Forceps 10 Needed, Not Included
Light Bank or Lamp with Cool-White Light 1 Needed, Not Included
Dark Box 1 Needed, Not Included
Calculator (optional, 1 per student) 30 Needed, Not Included
Clear Tape, Roll (for extension activity) 1 Needed, Not Included
Clear Nail Polish (for extension activity) 1 Needed, Not Included
 
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