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This lab activity enables students to monitor water quality and determine the Water Quality Index (WQI) for several local test sites. Students gather samples and test for dissolved oxygen, coliform bacteria, biochemical oxygen demand, total solids, and change in temperature. The kit is designed for a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.
This lab activity enables students to monitor water quality and determine the Water Quality Index (WQI) for several local test sites. Students gather samples and test for dissolved oxygen, coliform bacteria, biochemical oxygen demand, total solids, and change in temperature.
The materials in the kit are sufficient for 32 students working in groups of 4. Digital teacher’s manual, included FREE with kit purchase, is a 12-month eBook license to the Quality of Natural Waters: Biological Factors Teacher’s Manual and Student Guide. Note: Additional water quality tests are available in Carolina Investigations® for AP® Environmental Science: Quality of Natural Waters: Physical and Chemical Factors Kit (item #180602).
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.
|LaMotte® Dissolved Oxygen Water Quality Test Kit||1||Included|
|Sample Collection Bottles||16||Included|
|Sterile Collection Tubes||8||Included|
|Petri Dishes, 100 × 15 mm||8||Included|
|MacConkey Agar, 125 mL||2||Included|
|Water-Resistant Procedure Sheets||4||Included|
|Instructions for Bottled Media||1||Included|
|Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Cooler (to store collected samples)||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Permanent Marking Pens||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Gloves (latex, vinyl, or nitrile)||64||Needed, Not Included|
|Safety Goggles||32||Needed, Not Included|
|Water Bath||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers, 250 mL||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Graduated Cylinders, 100 mL||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Laboratory Oven (up to 103° C) or Bunsen Burners with Ring Stands and Clamps||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Balances (accurate to 0.01 g)||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Maps of Local Watershed||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Masking Tape, Roll||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Aluminum Foil, Roll||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Ethanol, 70%, or Bleach Solution (for sanitizing surfaces)||1||Needed, Not Included|
|GPS Tracking Devices (optional)||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Rubber Boots or Waders (optional)||8||Needed, Not Included|
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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:
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|
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.