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Carolina EcoKits®: Food Chains and Energy Flow (with perishables)

Item # 187104P Exclusive

Grades 9-12. Students examine microorganisms and create a food chain based on observed feeding patterns. Students explore energy transfer through different trophic levels of a food chain using a simulation activity. Using their finding that all energy is not transferred, students calculate the energy flow through the food chain they created. Kit accommodates 30 students working in pairs.

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$81.75

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Grades 9-12.

  • Construct a food chain using microorganisms
  • Learn how energy is transferred in a food chain
  • Examine loss of energy over different trophic levels

Students examine microorganisms and create a food chain based on observed feeding patterns. Students explore energy transfer through different trophic levels of a food chain using a simulation activity. Using their finding that all energy is not transferred, students calculate the energy flow through the food chain they created. Kit accommodates 30 students working in pairs and includes perishable materials when kit is shipped. Note: Be sure to carefully plan the arrival of your perishables; Didinium will starve to death if not used within 1 day of receiving the culture.

  • 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?
Paramecium Cultures   2 Included
Didinium Cultures   2 Included
Yeast 1 Included
Congo Red Stain, 1%, 30 mL 1 Included
Microscope Slides 144 Included
Coverslips 200 Included
Pipets 70 Included
Very Small Cups 16 Included
Small Cups 16 Included
Medium Cups 16 Included
Large Cups 16 Included
Very Large Cups 16 Included
Plastic Trays 16 Included
Glass Sirring Rod 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Compound Microscopes 15 Needed, Not included
Graduated Cylinders, 50 mL 15 Needed, Not included
Permanent Markers 15 Needed, Not included
Beaker, 250 mL 1 Needed, Not included
Hot Plate 1 Needed, Not included
Flame Source (candle or Bunsen burner) 1 Needed, Not included
Pushpin 1 Needed, Not included
Warm Water Needed, Not included

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