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Wisconsin Fast Plants® Irradiated Seed Classroom Kit

Item # 158750

Grades 8-12. For a class of 32 students. Study the effects of various dosages of gamma radiation on all stages of plant growth and development. Kit contains nonirradiated standard Fast Plants® (control) seed and seed that has been exposed to different levels of cobalt 60 radiation (50, 150, 500, and 4,000 Krads).

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$95.25

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Grades 8-12. For a class of 32 students. Study the effects of various dosages of gamma radiation on all stages of plant growth and development. Kit contains nonirradiated standard Fast Plants® (control) seed and seed that has been exposed to different levels of cobalt 60 radiation (50, 150, 500, and 4,000 Krads). Mutagenesis and mutational effects can be studied by planting seed and comparing growth and development rates. Experiment times vary from 40 to 100 days.

The Irradiated Seed Set contains only the control and irradiated seed and is ideal for teacher demonstration, science fairs, or student research on the effects of irradiated seed on plant growth and development.

  • Due to USDA or USDOT regulations this item may not be shipped to the following locations:
    • Hawaii
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Product Families Featuring This Item:

 
Components Qty Included?
Wisconsin Fast Plants® Seeds, Irradiated Set 1 Included
Foam Quads 16 Included
Potting Soil, 1 L 1 Included
Watering Mats 2 Included
Watering Trays with Lids 2 Included
Quad Wicks 70 Included
Anti-algal Squares 2 Included
Watering Pipets 8 Included
Plant Labels 16 Included
Dried Bees, 3 g 1 Included
Slow Release Fertilizer Pellets, 1 oz 1 Included
Plant Support Stakes 16 Included
Plant Support Stake Rings 16 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Toothpicks 8 Needed, Not included
Light Source (cool-white fluorescent) 1 Needed, Not included
Cardstock for Pollination Barriers Needed, Not included
Rulers Needed, Not included
Forceps Needed, Not included
Waterproof Markers Needed, Not included
Containers for Collected Seeds Needed, Not included
White Glue Needed, Not included
Water Needed, Not included

Wisconsin Fast Plants

Wisconsin Fast Plants®—Fast, Fun, and Easy!

  • Super-fast generation cycle of 35 to 40 days
  • Virtually maintenance-free
  • Complete materials kits

From one day to the next, students witness the rapid growth of these amazing plants, which can have a dramatic impact on the way your students learn. What's even better, there's a kit that's relevant to the topic you're teaching, whether it's plant biology, environmental science, genetics, or even mathematics.

As the exclusive supplier of Fast Plants® for the educational market, Carolina takes pride in delivering top-of-the-line materials to your class. All kits come with everything you need to complete the activities. Just add a light source and you're on your way to joining the thousands of teachers who routinely use these plants to enhance their curriculum.

Classroom Kits contain seeds and supplies for up to 32 students. Student Kits are great for classroom demonstrations, homeschoolers, and science fair projects.

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