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Carolina EcoKits®: Contributors to the Carbon Cycle (with perishables)

Item # 187100P Exclusive

Grades 9-12. Students study the effects of plant photosynthesis and animal respiration on carbon dioxide concentrations in a closed system using a bromthymol blue solution. In this 4-day lab exercise, students formulate and test a hypothesis around how plants and animals recycle carbon in an ecosystem. Then, students simulate the burning of fossil fuels by adding carbon dioxide to the ecosystem and observing the effects. Kit accommodates a class of 30 students working in 10 groups of 3.

Price

$109.25

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Grades 9-12.

  • Understand and describe how photosynthesis and respiration contribute to the carbon biogeochemical cycle
  • Observe carbon cycling between plants and animals in a closed system
  • Model fossil fuel burning and observe the effects on the carbon biogeochemical system

Students study the effects of plant photosynthesis and animal respiration on carbon dioxide concentrations in a closed system using a bromthymol blue solution. In this 4-day lab exercise, students formulate and test a hypothesis around how plants and animals recycle carbon in an ecosystem. Then, students simulate the burning of fossil fuels by adding carbon dioxide to the ecosystem and observing the effects. Kit accommodates a class of 30 students working in 10 groups of 3 and includes perishable materials when kit is shipped.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery to arrive on a date you specify during Checkout. To ensure freshness during shipping, a Living Materials Fee may apply to orders containing these items.
  • Residents of AK must apply for a permit from your state game and fish department to receive this material.
  • Due to USDA or USDOT regulations this item may not be shipped to the following locations:
    • Virginia
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Components Qty Included?
Ramhorn Snails   25 Included
Elodea, 12 Sprigs   1 Included
Test Tubes 30 Included
One-Hole Rubber Stoppers 30 Included
Bromthymol Blue, 0.04%, 30 mL 2 Included
Straws 10 Included
Tubing 1 Included
Acetic Acid 1 Included
Calcium Carbonate 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Permanent Markers 10 Needed, Not included
Graduated Cylinders (at least 25 mL) 10 Needed, Not included
Test Tube Racks 10 Needed, Not included
Digital Scale (accurate to 0.1 g) 1 Needed, Not included
Weigh Boats Needed, Not included
Lab Spoons Needed, Not included
Tape Needed, Not included
Springwater or Conditioned Tap Water Needed, Not included
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