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Carolina EcoKits®: Solid Waste Management

$178.80 - $178.80

Grades 9-12. Students study the science of composting right in the classroom. They construct a simulation of a small composting bin with both organic and inorganic waste items. They then analyze the process of decomposition in the composting bin over the course of a 4- to 5-week period through observations and temperature readings. With this kit, students experience real-life composting using vermicomposting. Kit accommodates 32 students working in groups of 4.

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Grades 9-12.

  • Set up composting bins
  • Take weekly temperature measurements of the core and the exterior of the compost
  • Graph the temperature changes during the composting process
  • Describe ways to reduce personal waste

Students study the science of composting right in the classroom. They construct a simulation of a small composting bin with both organic and inorganic waste items. They then analyze the process of decomposition in the composting bin over the course of a 4- to 5-week period through observations and temperature readings. With this kit, students experience real-life composting using vermicomposting. Kit accommodates 32 students working in groups of 4; available with the perishable material included or with a voucher to request the perishable material later at your convenience. Contact us or return the voucher at least 2 weeks prior to requested delivery date to ensure prompt arrival of material.

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