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Carolina STEM Challenge®: How to Train Your Isopod Kit (with voucher)

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In this Carolina STEM Challenge®, students become animal trainers to learn about isopod behavior. Lab groups study animal preferences and behavior and then develop and design experiments to encourage isopods to move towards a specific target. This kit provides enough material for 32 students working in groups of 4. Note: Kit includes a voucher to request perishables later at your convenience. Contact us or return the voucher to request delivery of perishable materials.

FREE 1-year access to digital resources that support NGSS instruction included.


What’s Included:
Needed But Not Included:
  • 1 Large Plastic Container (for isopod habitat)
  • 1 Raw Potato or Apple (food source for isopods)
  • 8 Stopwatches or Timing Devices
  • 1 Springwater or Dechlorinated Tap Water, 1 L
  • 8 Beakers or Cups for Water, 100 mL
  • 1 Spray Bottle
  •  Other Soil Types (sand, humus, clay, compost, aquarium gravel, etc.) (optional)
  •  Various Liquids (beverages, tap water, buffers, etc.) (optional)
  •  Other Substrates (sponges, sandpaper, colored construction paper, fabrics, aluminum foil, etc.) (optional)
  •  Light Sources (UV lights, colored lights, etc.) (optional)
  •  Temperature Sources (hot packs, cold packs, etc.) (optional)
  •  Food Sources (potato, apple, etc.) (optional)
Return Policy:

If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.


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