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Carolina Investigations® for AP Environmental Science: Primary Productivity and Energy Flow 8-Station Kit

Item # 181066 Exclusive

Integrate the second law of thermodynamics into plant growth and development with this primary productivity lab. Students gain hands-on experience with manipulating parameters that affect net and gross productivity and plant respiration. They also investigate how energy flows through trophic levels in an ecosystem. The 8-Station Kit provides enough materials for 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.

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Integrate the second law of thermodynamics into plant growth and development with this primary productivity lab. Students gain hands-on experience with manipulating parameters that affect net and gross productivity and plant respiration. They also investigate how energy flows through trophic levels in an ecosystem. The 8-Station Kit provides enough materials for 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.

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Components Qty Included?
Rye Grass Seed, 1 lb 1 Included
Plant Tray 2 Included
Planting Cells 48 Included
Vermiculite, 8-qt, 8.8-oz bag 2 Included
Plant Labels 32 Included
Plant Bag 8 Included
Fertilizer, 1 oz (for inquiry activity) 1 Included
Jumbo Pipet 8 Included
Wheat Seed, 1 Tbsp (for inquiry activity) 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Dark Cupboard or Closet 1 Needed, Not included
Tap Water or Springwater (amount needed will vary) Needed, Not included
Balance (measuring to 0.01 g; depending on class size, more than 1 may be needed) 1 Needed, Not included
Plant Light (depending on class size, more than 1 may be needed) 1 Needed, Not included
Paper Towel, Roll 1 Needed, Not included
Cups or Beakers (at least 150 mL) 8 Needed, Not included
Drying Oven (depending on class size, more than 1 may be needed) 1 Needed, Not included
Bucket 1 Needed, Not included
Weigh Boats 48 Needed, Not included
Aluminum Foil, Roll 1 Needed, Not included
Permanent Marker 8 Needed, Not included
Screens (optional for inquiry activity) Needed, Not included
Colored Lights/Filters (optional for inquiry activity) Needed, Not included
Various Annuals or Other Types of Plants (optional for inquiry activity) 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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