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Carolina EcoKits®: Climate Mechanisms

Item # 187200 Exclusive

Grades 9-12. Students use a model globe and convection fluid to simulate factors that affect climate, including rotation of the earth, the distribution of solar energy on the surface of the earth, and the Coriolis effect. Students fill small vials with convection fluid to simulate how convection affects the movement of air masses. Kit accommodates a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.

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$113.25

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Grades 9-12.

  • Model the rotation of the earth and infer the effects on air currents
  • Observe how the sun’s radiant energy is distributed unevenly across the earth’s surface
  • Use convection fluid to demonstrate how air currents are affected by convection

Students use a model globe and convection fluid to simulate factors that affect climate, including rotation of the earth, the distribution of solar energy on the surface of the earth, and the Coriolis effect. Students fill small vials with convection fluid to simulate how convection affects the movement of air masses. Kit accommodates a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
 
Components Qty Included?
Inflatable Globes 8 Included
String, 200 ft 1 Included
Wet-erase Markers 8 Included
Flashlights 8 Included
Carolina™ Convection Fluid 1 Included
Pipets 8 Included
Vials and Caps 8 Included
Food Coloring (4 colors) 1 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Hot Plates 8 Needed, Not included
Rulers 8 Needed, Not included
Manual Air Pump 1 Needed, Not included
Scissors 1 Needed, Not included
Paper Towels Needed, Not included

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