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Grades 912. Explore the cell cycle and how a typical body cell divides. Using models, prepared slides, and video, students work in pairs to investigate the phases of the cell cycle. Includes enough lab supplies (model chromosomes and genes, prepared slides, and materials to create onion root tip slides) for at least 30 students working in groups.
Grades 912. Explore the cell cycle and how a typical body cell divides. Using models, prepared slides, and video, students work in pairs to investigate the phases of the cell cycle. Kit includes enough materials (model chromosomes and genes, prepared slides, and materials to create onion root tip slides) for at least 30 students working in groups. Receive a FREE digital teacher’s manual and student guide with kit purchase.
|Preserved Onion Root Tips||1||Included|
|Bibulous Paper Booklet||1||Included|
|Carnoy Fixative, 30 mL||4||Included|
|Toluidine Blue, 2%, 15 mL||1||Included|
|6 M Hydrochloric Acid, 28 mL||4||Included|
|Model Chromosomes with Genes, Set of 16||1||Included|
|Onion and Fish Mitosis Prepared Slides Set||1||Included|
|Digital Resource Instruction Card||1||Included|
|Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Computer with Internet Access||Needed, Not Included|
|Student Microscopes (with 4x, 10x, and 40x objectives)||16||Needed, Not Included|
|Pieces of Yarn or String, 150 cm||16||Needed, Not Included|
|Protractors||16||Needed, Not Included|
|Rulers||16||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers of Water||8||Needed, Not Included|
|Paper Towels||Needed, Not Included|
|Chalk||Needed, Not Included|
|Black Construction Paper (optional)||Needed, Not Included|
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