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Carolina Investigations® for AP* Environmental Science: Agriculture and Feeding a Growing Human Population 1-Station Kit

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Engage students with activities that allow them to evaluate the trade-offs between agricultural production and the environment. Students first construct a calorimeter from a soda can to calculate the energy and food calories contained in different foods. They next determine how much food is required to support 1 person, and then calculate how much agricultural land is needed to produce enough food to feed the world population.

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Engage students with activities that allow them to evaluate the trade-offs between agricultural production and the environment. Students first construct a calorimeter from a soda can to calculate the energy and food calories contained in different foods. They next determine how much food is required to support 1 person, and then calculate how much agricultural land is needed to produce enough food to feed the world population. This 1-Station Kit is designed for 1 group of 4 students. Note: Optional materials for the Inquiry Activity include the following: potato chips; dried fruits or vegetables; whole-grain crackers or bread; cheese puffs; assorted nuts (cashews, walnuts, pistachios, peanuts); assorted seeds (sunflower, pumpkin); and a drying oven.

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

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  • Excepted Quantity - This product is/contains a DOT regulated hazardous material in an excepted quantity. This does not incur a hazardous materials fee. Orders shipping to HI and AK are subject to review and may incur additional shipping charges.
 
Components Qty Included?
Beef Jerky, 1.5-oz Bag 1 Included
Almonds, 1.5-oz Bag 1 Included
Corn Seeds, Pack of 100 1 Included
Dried Peas, 0.25 lb 1 Included
Dried Pinto Beans, 1 lb 1 Included
Marshmallows, 10.5 oz 1 Included
Brown Paper Bags 2 Included
Glass Stirring Rod 1 Included
Corks, #18 2 Included
Paper Clips 100 Included
Pipe Cleaners 2 Included
Butane Lighter 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Support Stand 1 Needed, Not Included
Ring Clamp 1 Needed, Not Included
Empty Soda Can (with pop tab) 1 Needed, Not Included
Balance (accurate to 0.01 g) 1 Needed, Not Included
Thermometer 1 Needed, Not Included
Tap Water, ~300 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Beaker, 500 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinder, 50 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Foil, 250 cm2 1 Needed, Not Included
Clear Adhesive Tape, 100 cm 1 Needed, Not Included
Scissors 1 Needed, Not Included
Weighing Boats 3 Needed, Not Included


Carolina Investigations® for AP® ® Environmental Science

Carolina™ Labs for AP® ® Environmental Science

Kits that Support the AP® ® Curriculum and, More Important, Your Classroom

Our exclusive approach to the AP® ® Curriculum

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:


  • Facilitating the successful integration of inquiry-based learning into the laboratory experience
  • Using teacher-developed and field-tested activities that are designed for the AP® classroom
  • Cultivating students' conceptual understanding of the topics covered, while allowing them to draw upon real-world connections
  • Open-ended labs let students design their own activities for enhanced critical thinking
  • Integrating mathematics and analytical thinking through the graphing and interpretation of student-collected data
  • Reinforcing knowledge by connecting concepts to students' lives
  • Minimizing teacher prep and cleanup time

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 Biological Supply Company: Supporting AP® for Over 25 Years

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.

Our staff continually works with real AP® teachers to design, develop, and build products that meet AP® teachers' needs. We back all of our products with unparalleled support and our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

Let us help you help your students score a 5 on the AP® Exam!


Carolina Investigations® for AP® Environmental Science Kits
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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