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Bring the effects of acid rain to your classroom lab. Students measure the pH of unpolluted water and simulated acid rain and model the effects of acid rain on human-made structures. They determine the buffering effects of 3 types of bedrock (granite, basalt, and marble) and observe teacher-demonstration tests of the pH and alkalinity of local water samples to determine their sensitivity to acid deposition. The materials in the kit are sufficient for 1 group of 4 students.
Bring the effects of acid rain to your classroom lab. Students measure the pH of unpolluted water and simulated acid rain and model the effects of acid rain on human-made structures. They determine the buffering effects of 3 types of bedrock (granite, basalt, and marble) and observe teacher-demonstration tests of the pH and alkalinity of local water samples to determine their sensitivity to acid deposition.
This kit is designed for 1 group of 4 students. Digital teacher’s manual, included FREE with kit purchase, is a 12-month eBook license to the Acid Deposition Teacher’s Manual and Student Guide.
AP® is a trademark registered and/or owned by the College Board®, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
|Bromthymol Blue, 15 mL||2||Included|
|0.05 M Sulfuric Acid, 100 mL||1||Included|
|Mossy Zinc, 10 g||1||Included|
|Cheesecloth, 1 ft||10||Included|
|Marble Chips, 100 g||1||Included|
|Granite Chips, 100 g||1||Included|
|Basalt Chips, 100 g||1||Included|
|Clay Sample, 0.5 Cup||1||Included|
|Humus Sample, 0.5 Cup||1||Included|
|Sand Sample, 0.5 Cup||4||Included|
|pH Test Strips||25||Included|
|Bromcresol Green-Methyl Red Tablets||1||Included|
|Alkalinity Titration Reagent B, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Lo Ion pH Test Kit (range 3.0–6.0)||1||Included|
|Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Reagent Bottle, 250 mL (labeled “Acid Rain”)||4||Needed, Not Included|
|Glass Test Tubes, 12 × 100 mm||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Test Tube Racks||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Graduated Cylinders, 25 mL or Larger||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers, 100 mL or Larger||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers or Cups, 50–100 mL||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Clamp||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Ring Stand or Test Tube Holder||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Mortar and Pestle||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Scissors||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Metric Ruler||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Permanent Marking Pen||3||Needed, Not Included|
|Small Spoons or Scoops||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Sample Bottle or Jar, 250 mL||4||Needed, Not Included|
|Waste Containers (for matches, bromthymol blue, and reagents)||Needed, Not Included|
|Access to Sink with Running Water||Needed, Not Included|
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If you are an AP® teacher, you go out of your way to help your students perform successfully on the AP® exam. Carolina AP® Environmental Science Kits are specifically designed to help you do just that.
Carolina Investigations® for AP® ® Environmental Science Kits are designed to help AP® teachers help their students achieve exceptional results by:
Carolina Investigations® for AP® Environmental Science kits offer a unique perspective on the world around your students. Allow them to experience labs that focus on 4 distinct subject areas that relate to Earth Systems & Resources, Ecological Systems, Issues & Impacts, and Sustainability & Solutions. Pick various topics from each strand to create your own robust hands-on lab curriculum. Focus on labs that can be performed in your classroom or explore and sample your surrounding environment. Carolina has everything you need to outfit your AP® Environmental Science classroom or lab.
Carolina is proud supply unique kits and activities that are specifically designed for the AP® Environmental Science curriculum. These environmental science kits were developed using the College Board® APES course description. They highlight subjects addressed on each APES exam and include real-world labs and field exercises that make learning more relevant and increase retention.
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|Earth Systems & Resources||Ecological Systems||Issues & Impacts||Sustainability & Solutions|
|Coriolis Effect and Atmospheric Circulation||Exploring Biodiversity||Loss of Biodiversity||Wastewater Treatment|
|Soil Formation and Properties||Primary Consumer Energy Flow||Ocean Acidification||Wet Scrubbers and Air Pollution|
|Soil Productivity||Population Growth of Lemna minor||Air Pollution and Vehicle Emissions||Agriculture and Feeding a Growing Human Population|
|Quality of Natural Waters: Biological Factors||Biogeochemical Cycles||Cultural Eutrophication and Biodegradable Waste||Biomass to Biofuel|
|Quality of Natural Waters: Physical and Chemical Factors||Primary Productivity and Energy Flow||Acid Deposition|
AP® is a trademark registered and/or owned by the College Board®, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these products.
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