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This kit uses 3 different labs to demonstrate methods to collect and evaluate invertebrate diversity. Provides 8 sets of reusable Berlese funnels, evaluates the use of other insect traps, and tests bait as a way to collect and observe insects. Students evaluate diversity by analyzing 3 indices: species richness, Shannon-Wiener, and Simpson’s. Designed for 32 students working in groups of 4.
Investigate the invertebrate community in your area! This kit uses 3 different labs to demonstrate various methods to collect and evaluate invertebrate diversity. It provides 8 sets of reusable Berlese funnels, evaluates the use of other insect traps, and tests bait as a way to collect and observe insects. Students evaluate diversity by analyzing 3 indices: species richness, Shannon-Wiener, and Simpson’s. They use graphing and data analysis to accurately assess the area's insect diversity. This kit is designed for 32 students working in groups of 4.
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|Hand Lenses, 4×||8||Included|
|Berlese Funnel Sets (plastic funnel, wire mesh disk, clear plastic container, 60 × 15-mm petri dish)||8||Included|
|Resealable Plastic Bags, 12 × 15”||56||Included|
|Corn Syrup, Bottle||1||Included|
|Tuna, 6 oz||2||Included|
|Cups, 8 oz||14||Included|
|Index Cards, 3 × 5”||200||Included|
|Teacher’s Guide with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Desk Lamps (or other heat sources)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Trowels (or small shovels)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Alcohol (isopropanol or ethanol), 500 mL||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Laboratory Markers||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Paper, White, 8.5 × 11” Sheets||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Containers (large enough for soil samples)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Can Opener||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Calculators||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Pencils||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Cotton Swabs||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Spoons or Scoops||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Watches or Clocks||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Dissecting Microscopes (optional)||4||Needed, Not Included|
|Hole Punches (optional)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Scissors (optional)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Rulers (at least 30 cm) or Yard Sticks (optional)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Weights (rocks approximately 3 cm in diameter) (optional)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Paper Towels, Roll (optional)||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Hand Brooms (optional)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Graph Paper, Sheets (optional)||32||Needed, Not Included|
|Survey Flags (optional)||4||Needed, Not Included|
|Cardboard, Large Sheets (optional)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|String (optional)||Needed, Not Included|
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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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