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Measuring The Power of the Sun (with Perishables)

Item # 173605BP



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Intermediate - Easy to perform; requires some background knowledge.

Students use an ultraviolet-sensitive yeast strain to measure the intensity of solar ultraviolet light on 2 separate days. This 6-station student kit familiarizes students with growing yeast, making serial dilutions, and using bioassays. It also demonstrates the damaging effect of ultraviolet light from the sun on living organisms and can be used to initiate discussions about the importance of DNA repair in preventing this damage.

Note: This kit is available with perishable materials included (all items) or with a prepaid coupon you can use to request delivery of perishables at your convenience. Redeem your coupon 24/7 at www.carolina.com/livingform, by phone at 800.334.5551, or by fax at 800.222.7112.

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UV-Sensitive Yeast Strain (mutant in several DNA repair pathways) Included
Sterile Dilution Tubes and Sterile Toothpicks Included
Yeast Medium Included
Petri Dishes Included
Sterile, Distilled Water Included
Pipets Included
Spreading Beads Included
Instructions Included
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