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Carolina Investigations® for AP* Environmental Science: Quality of Natural Waters: Biological Factors Kit

Item # 180600 Exclusive

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.

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$160.75

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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. 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 registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
 
Components Qty Included?
LaMotte® Dissolved Oxygen Water Quality Test Kit 1 Included
Water Thermometer 1 Included
Sample Collection Bottles 16 Included
Sterile Collection Tubes 8 Included
Graduated Pipets 16 Included
Petri Dishes, 100 × 15 mm 8 Included
MacConkey Agar, 125 mL 2 Included
Instructions for Bottled Media 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Water-Resistant Procedure Sheets 4 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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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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