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Carolina EcoKits®: Life in the Biomes (with perishables)

Item # 187108P Exclusive

Grades 9-12. Students study the biotic and abiotic factors of ecosystems through the exploration of various terrestrial biomes. They use models of biomes and representations of climate (temperature and precipitation) to determine specific characteristics of the biomes and the life found within. Then they complete graphic organizers about a selected biome and share the information with the rest of the class. Kit accommodates a class of 30 or more students and can be used for multiple classes.

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$125.95

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Grades 9-12.

  • Observe the unique characteristics and traits of specific biomes
  • Construct models and make predictions about the effects of threats to the habitats and climate of biomes
  • Suggest ways to preserve biomes

Students study the biotic and abiotic factors of ecosystems through the exploration of various terrestrial biomes. They use models of biomes and representations of climate (temperature and precipitation) to determine specific characteristics of the biomes and the life found within. Then they complete graphic organizers about a selected biome and share the information with the rest of the class. Kit accommodates a class of 30 or more students and can be used for multiple classes. Each station requires 20–30 minutes. Either have student groups complete all 6 stations, or assign 1 biome to 6 groups, which then present to the rest of the class. Kit includes perishable materials when 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.
  • Due to USDA or USDOT regulations this item may not be shipped to the following locations:
    • California
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Components Qty Included?
Pine Seedling   1 Included
Tropical Plants   3 Included
Vegetative Moss   1 Included
Lichen   1 Included
Cactus   1 Included
Large Deli Trays 6 Included
Sand, 1 lb 1 Included
Soil 1 Included
Ryegrass Seed, 1 lb 1 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Sets of Colored Pencils 6 Needed, Not included
Measuring Cup or Scoop 1 Needed, Not included
Access to a Freezer Needed, Not included
Sticks, Leaves, and Plant Clippings Needed, Not included

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