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Carolina Investigations® for AP® Environmental Science: Wastewater Treatment Kit

$299.90
Product Highlights
  • Demonstrate the wastewater treatment process
  • Connects to Unit 8 and Topic 8.11
  • Includes materials for a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4
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Description

Product Details
Familiarize students with the physical, biological, and chemical processes of a wastewater treatment plant. During a guided activity, students use the wastewater apparatus as a model to observe simulations of primary, secondary, and tertiary wastewater treatment processes. The inquiry activity allows the students use the scientific method to explore a question about wastewater treatment and pollutant removal. The guided activity is composed of 3 processes that will require a total of 95 minutes and at least 2 class periods to complete.

Product Features

  • Kit includes enough materials for a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.
  • Digital teacher's manual, included FREE with kit purchase, is a 12-month e-book license to the Wastewater Treatment Teacher's Manual and Student Guide.

AP® is a trademark registered and/or owned by the College Board®, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Specifications

What’s Included:
  • 1 Air Pump
  • 1 Airline Tubing, 18”
  • 1 Air Stone
  • 1 Rubber Tubing, 6”
  • 2 Plastic Pinch Clamps
  • 100 Glucose Test Strips
  • 25 Plastic Beads
  • 1 Sand, Bag
  • 1 D-Glucose, 14 g
  • 1 Alum (aluminum potassium sulfate, 12-hydrate), 100 g
  • 1 0.1 M Sodium Hydroxide 0.4%, 500 mL
  • 1 Wastewater Treatment Apparatus with 4 Tanks (preliminary screen, primary sedimentation, aeration, and secondary sedimentation tanks) and Base with 3 Stands (for tanks)
  • 2 Solid Rubber Stoppers, Size 00
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 1 Tap Water, 550 mL
  • 1 Beaker, 250 mL
  • 1 Beaker, 400 mL
  • 1 Scissors
  • 1 Yeast, 7 g
  • 1 Balance (measuring to 0.0 grams)
  • 3 Weigh Boats
  • 1 Lab Spoon
  • 1 Vegetable Oil, 20 mL
  • 1 Hot Plate/Stirrer or Bunsen Burner
  • 1 Stirring Rod
  • 1 Timer, Watch, or Clock
  •  Gravel or Pebbles (optional for inquiry activity)
  •  Sand, Coarse (optional for inquiry activity)
  •  Sand, Fine (optional for inquiry activity
  •  Plant Material (small twigs, leaves, grass, etc.) (optional for inquiry activity)
  •  Soap (optional for inquiry activity)
  •  Food Coloring (optional for inquiry activity)
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