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Inquiries in Science®: Changing Over Time Kit

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Grades 9–12. Students explore the evidence of evolution through a variety of guided-inquiry activities. First, these investigations introduce modern technologies that aid in the classification of phylogenic relationships and explore the anatomical similarities between evolutionarily related organisms. Students then use their knowledge to design and conduct an experiment based on antibiotic resistance. Kit includes enough materials for at least 30 students working in groups.

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  • Observe antibiotic resistance in bacteria
  • Discover how evolutionary relationships influence organism classification
  • Practice microbiology lab techniques

Grades 9–12. Students explore the evidence of evolution through a variety of guided-inquiry activities. First, these investigations introduce modern technologies that aid in the classification of phylogenic relationships and explore the anatomical similarities between evolutionarily related organisms. Students then use their knowledge to design and conduct an experiment based on antibiotic resistance. Kit includes enough materials (such as classroom-friendly E. coli samples, ampicillin antibiotic, and materials to prepare Luria broth agar plates) for at least 30 students working in groups. Receive a FREE digital teacher’s manual and student guide with kit purchase. Note: Kit includes coupon for delivery of perishable materials later at your convenience. Contact us or return the coupon to request delivery of perishables.

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Components Qty Included?
E. coli Slant Culture 1 Included
Ampicillin, 4 mL 4 Included
Sterile Luria Broth, 3 mL 10 Included
LB Agar, 400 mL 2 Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 40 Included
Sterile Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Sterile Inoculating Loops 30 Included
Sterile Pipets 30 Included
Glass Spreading Beads, 1 oz 1 Included
Changing Over Time Structure Cards Set 10 Included
Changing Over Time Kinship Activity Sheets 30 Included
Techniques for Studying Bacteria and Fungi Manual 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Sterile Forceps 2 Needed, Not Included
Microwave or Boiling Water Bath 1 Needed, Not Included
Refrigerator 1 Needed, Not Included
Beakers 2 Needed, Not Included
Beaker of Ethanol or Isopropanol 1 Needed, Not Included
Permanent Markers 10 Needed, Not Included
Highlighters 30 Needed, Not Included
Transparent Tape 30 Needed, Not Included
Pens, Pencils, or Dowel Rods (for slanting plates) Needed, Not Included
Heat-Resistant Safety Gloves Needed, Not Included
Autoclave (or 10% bleach solution) Needed, Not Included


Inquiries in Science Series

Inquiries in Science® Series Kits

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.


Improve Student Achievement

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:

  • Consider a real-world question or problem
  • Plan and conduct an investigation and gather data
  • Understand the science concept by analyzing data and communicating findings
  • Apply their findings to the original real-world question or problem and master the science concept

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).


Inquiries in Science® Components

  • Kit—Includes lab supplies (enough for at least 30 students working in groups) plus teacher's manual.
  • Kit Refill—Replenishes consumed materials
  • Multi Class Equipment Set—Includes extra lab supplies so you can use the kit in 1 additional class section per day. Note: You'll also need to order an extra kit refill for each additional class section. For example, to teach the same Inquiries in Science® kit in 3 biology sections on the same day, purchase 1 kit, 2 kit refills, and 2 multi class equipment sets.
  • Digital Teacher's Manual—FREE with kit purchase

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