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Carolina Investigations® for AP® Biology: Physiology of the Circulatory System 1-Station Basic Kit (with perishables)

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  • Aligned with Big Idea 2 and Essential Knowledge 2.A.1, 2.C.1, 2.C.2, 2.C.3, 2.D.1, and 2.D.3
  • Emphasizes Science Practices 1, 2, 3, and 6

Explore how open and closed circulatory systems maintain homeostasis.

  • Observe differences between circulatory systems by microscopically examining Daphnia and Casper Fish™
  • Evaluate response of Daphnia's circulatory system to various abiotic factors by measuring heart rate

Students use Daphnia and Casper Fish™ to observe the differences between open and closed circulatory systems. In the inquiry activity, students monitor Daphnia's heart rate to investigate the organism's response to various environmental changes. The 1-Station Kit includes materials for 1 group of 4 students. Kit is shipped with perishable materials.

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Shipping Information or Purchase Restrictions
  • Exclamation icon This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery.
What’s Included:
  • Daphnia magna Culture  
  • 1 Casper Fish™, Unsexed  
  • 1 Fish Food
  • 12 Concavity Slides
  • 4 Pipets, 3 mL
  • 1 Petri Dishes
  • 1 Casper Nets
  • 1 Plastic Cups, 9 oz
  • 100 Filter Papers
  • 1 Living Wonders® View Chambers
  • 1 Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 8 Scissors
  • 8 Rulers
  • 1 Aquarium
  •  Dissecting Microscopes
  •  Compound Microscopes
  •  Ice
  •  Paper Towels
  •  Red and Blue Colored Pencils
  •  Water
  •  Tweezers or Forceps
  •  Ethanol (option for inquiry activity)
  •  Buffer Solutions (option for inquiry activity)
  •  Salt (option for inquiry activity)
  •  Colored Transparencies (option for inquiry activity)
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