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Over a 4-week period, students investigate and analyze the carrying capacity and biotic potential of Lemna minor (duckweed). They formulate a hypothesis, collect data, and analyze exponential and logistical population growth. They also discuss and apply knowledge gained to a real-world scenario. The kit is designed for 1 group of 4 students.
Over a 4-week period, students conduct investigations and analyze the carrying capacity and biotic potential of a model plant species, Lemna minor (duckweed). They formulate a hypothesis, collect data, and analyze exponential and logistical population growth. They also discuss and apply knowledge gained from their experiments to a real-world scenario. The kit is designed for 1 group of 4 students. Includes perishable materials.
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|Lemna minor Culture||1||Included|
|Petri Dish, 100 ´ 15 mm||1||Included|
|Test Tubes, 25 ´ 150 mL||10||Included|
|Mesh Screens, 9 ´ 9”||3||Included|
|Excess Nitrate Solution, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Excess Phosphate Solution, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Saline Solution, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Buffer Solution, pH 5, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Buffer Solution, pH 6, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Buffer Solution, pH 7, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Plastic Wrap, Roll||1||Included|
|Aquarium, 0.5 gal||1||Included|
|Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Springwater, 1 L||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Permanent Marker||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Test Tube Rack (that holds ten 25 ´ 150-mm tubes)||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Beaker, 500 mL||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Graduated Cylinder, 50 or 100 mL||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Graduated Cylinder, 10 mL||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Small Light Bank, 30 W, White (or equivalent)||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Spatula||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Paper Clip, Small||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Scissors or Paper Cutter||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Graph Paper (or graphing software tools)||1||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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