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Students study the biogeochemical cycles at work in a miniature aquatic ecosystem. They set up a gallon aquarium, then - each week - measure water loss, temperature, and levels of nitrite/nitrate, phosphate, and hydrogen sulfide.
Students study the biogeochemical cycles at work in a miniature aquatic ecosystem. They set up a gallon aquarium, theneach weekmeasure water loss, temperature, and levels of pH, nitrite/nitrate, phosphate, and hydrogen sulfide. They also observe and record changes in biodiversity weekly. After 2 weeks, students design and implement an experiment to manipulate a parameter of the ecosystem and, in the following weeks, observe its effects on the system.
This kit is designed for a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4. Digital teacher’s manual, included FREE with kit purchase, is a 12-month eBook license to the Biogeochemical Cycles Teacher’s Manual and Student Guide. Note: Kit ships with perishable materials included for immediate use. Restricted states will be shipped Elodea canadensis, Elodea najas, or Chara, depending on availability. Canadian customers must apply for a Canadian Department of Agriculture permit.
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.
|Mixed Crustaceans Cultures||2||Included|
|Mixed Algae Cultures||2||Included|
|Miniature Aquariums with Lids||8||Included|
|Gravel, 5 lb||1||Included|
|Nitrite/Nitrate Test Strips (with color charts)||1||Included|
|Phosphate Test Strips (with color charts)||1||Included|
|Hydrogen Sulfide Test Strips (with color charts)||1||Included|
|pH Test Strips (with color chart)||32||Included|
|Calcium Sulfate, 5 g||1||Included|
|Sodium Phosphate, 5 g||1||Included|
|Sodium Nitrate Solution, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Graduated Cylinders, 100 mL||8||Needed, Not included|
|Springwater, 7 gal||1||Needed, Not included|
|Permanent Markers||8||Needed, Not included|
|Plastic Bags||8||Needed, Not included|
|Thermometers||8||Needed, Not included|
|Kimwipes® or Blank Paper (optional)||Needed, Not included|
|Colored Plastic Wrap (optional)||Needed, Not included|
|Black Paint (optional)||Needed, Not included|
|Tape (optional)||Needed, Not included|
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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|
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