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Carolina Investigations® for AP* Environmental Science: Quality of Natural Waters: Physical and Chemical Factors Kit

Item # 180602 Exclusive

Students monitor water and determine the Water Quality Index (WQI) for local test sites. They test samples from each site for turbidity, nitrates, phosphates, pH, and temperature change. The kit is designed for a class of 32 students working in groups of 4.

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$322.95

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In this lab activity, students monitor water and determine the Water Quality Index (WQI) for local test sites. They test samples from each site for turbidity, nitrates, phosphates, pH, and temperature change. Additional water quality measurements are available in Carolina Investigations® for AP Environmental Science: Quality of Natural Waters: Biological Factors Kit (item #180600). The kit is designed for a class of 32 students working in groups of 4.

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these products.

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Components Qty Included?
LaMotte® Precision pH Kit 1 Included
LaMotte® Nitrate-N/Phosphate Kit 1 Included
Water Thermometer 1 Included
Sample Collection Bottles 16 Included
Turbidity Tube, 120 cm 1 Included
Water-Resistant Procedure Sheets 5 Included
Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Map of Local Watershed 1 Needed, Not Included
Cooler (to store collected samples) 1 Needed, Not Included
Permanent Marking Pens 2 Needed, Not Included
Gloves (latex, vinyl, or nitrile) 100 Needed, Not Included
Liquid Waste Containers 3 Needed, Not Included
Wash Bottles with Deionized Water 3 Needed, Not Included
70% Ethanol or Bleach (for disinfecting) 1 Needed, Not Included
GPS Tracking Device (optional) 1 Needed, Not Included
Rubber Boots or Waders, Assorted Sizes (optional) 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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