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Carolina EcoKits®: Solid Waste Management (with perishable)

Item # 187210P Exclusive

Grades 9-12. Students study the science of composting in the classroom. They construct a simulation of a small composting bin with both organic and inorganic waste items. They then analyze the process of decomposition in the composting bin over the course of a 4- to 5-week period through observations and temperature readings. With this kit, students experience real-life composting using vermicomposting. Kit accommodates 32 students working in groups of 4.

Price

$147.75

In stock and available to ship.

Grades 9-12.

  • Set up composting bins
  • Take weekly temperature measurements of the core and the exterior of the compost
  • Graph the temperature changes during the composting process
  • Describe ways to reduce personal waste

Students study the science of composting right in the classroom. They construct a simulation of a small composting bin with both organic and inorganic waste items. They then analyze the process of decomposition in the composting bin over the course of a 4- to 5-week period through observations and temperature readings. With this kit, students experience real-life composting using vermicomposting. Kit accommodates 32 students working in groups of 4 and includes perishable material 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.

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Components Qty Included?
Redworm Culture   1 Included
Worm Bedding 2 Included
Plastic Terrariums 8 Included
Terrarium Lids 16 Included
Packing Tape 1 Included
Foam Cups 6 Included
Starch Packing Peanuts 1 Included
Wooden Sticks 30 Included
Tea Bags 6 Included
Hay 2 Included
Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Thermometers 16 Needed, Not included
Permanent Markers 8 Needed, Not included
Large Plastic Containers (1 to house redworms and 1 for wetting worm bedding) 2 Needed, Not included
Water Conditioner or Dechlorinator 1 Needed, Not included
Plastic Spoons 8 Needed, Not included
Stopwatches or Timers 8 Needed, Not included
Spray Bottle (for wetting worm bedding) 1 Needed, Not included
Measuring Cup 1 Needed, Not included
Test Materials (e.g., coffee grounds, fruits, vegetables, different types of paper) Needed, Not included

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