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Grades 912. Students explore the processes of osmosis and diffusion using a semipermeable model of the cell membrane. They examine how concentration, molecular size, surface area, and volume relationships affect these processes. Students further their learning by determining the concentration of unknown salt solution. Materials are sufficient for 10 groups.
Grades 912. Students explore the processes of osmosis and diffusion using a semipermeable model of the cell membrane. They examine how concentration, molecular size, surface area, and volume relationships affect these processes. Students will learn to differentiate between hypertonic, hypotonic, and isotonic solution and further their learning by determining the concentration of unknown salt solution. Focuses on the NGSS crosscutting concepts of Stability and Change, and Scale, Proportion, and Quantity. Materials are sufficient for 10 groups. Receive a free digital Teacher’s Manual and Student Guide with kit purchase.
|Dialysis Tubing, 1", 50 ft||1||Included|
|Iodine-Potassium Iodide, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Cubes, 1 L||4||Included|
|Phenolphthalein, 30 mL||2||Included|
|1 M Sodium Hydroxide, 500 mL||1||Included|
|Sucrose, 5 lb||2||Included|
|Dextrose, 200 g||1||Included|
|Starch, 5 g||1||Included|
|Benedict’s Reagent, 30 mL||1||Included|
|FD&C Red #40 Dye, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Agar Powder, 100 g||1||Included|
|Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Permanent Markers||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Scissors||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Test Tubes||120||Needed, Not Included|
|Test Tube Racks||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Test Tube Tongs||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers, 50 mL||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers, 150 mL||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Graduated Cylinders, 10 mL||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Graduated Cylinders, 100 mL||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Hot Plates||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Weight Boats||100||Needed, Not Included|
|2-L Containers||6||Needed, Not Included|
|Beaker, 1000 mL||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers, 600 mL or greater||3||Needed, Not Included|
|Balance, readable to 0.1 g||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Hot Plate with Magnetic Stirrer||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Distilled Water (at least 15 L)||Needed, Not Included|
|Glass Stirring Rods||Needed, Not Included|
|Assorted Glassware (optional)||Needed, Not Included|
Inquiries in Science® is our exclusive series of hands-on kits specifically designed to help high school students understand abstract, hard-to-grasp science concepts. The series tracks well with most textbooks, and kit topics reflect state science standards and extensive educator input. Since Inquiries in Science® is modular, you can use the kits individually, as a strand, or as a series to teach biology, chemistry, and environmental science.
Field-tested in classrooms nationwide, Inquiries in Science® employs guided inquiry based on the 5E learning cycle of engage, explore, explain, extend, and evaluate. This inquiry-based approach also promotes STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) practices. It enables students to:
Inquiries in Science® helps students build critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, and encourages creativity, collaboration, and teamwork. It creates an environment in which you and your students work together as active learners.
Disciplines and topics addressed by the kits were organized and selected based on data from numerous sources, including the National Research Council's National Science Education Standards, AAAS's Project 2061 Science Benchmarks, NAEP's Science Framework, and state science education standards from across the US. In addition, the Inquiries in Science® content and activities reflect the science practices and engineering practices, core ideas, and crosscutting concepts outlined by the National Research Council's A Framework for K–12 Science Education (2011) and the Next Generation Science Standards (2013).
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