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Inquiries in Science®: Observing Form and Function Kit

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  • Deeply understand the Next Generation Science Standards Crosscutting Concept of Structure and Function
  • Enjoy materials and instructions for THREE dissections
  • Compare and contrast the characteristics of life of plants, animals, and protists

Grades 9–12. Develop students' knowledge of the unity and diversity of life and the connection between form and function in all organisms. Students first investigate the structure and germination of different types of seeds. They then observe physical and physiological differences and similarities through observation and/or dissection of Lumbriculus, crayfish, perch, Stentor, and rat. Kit includes full dissection instructions and materials for at least 30 students working in groups. Receive a FREE digital teacher's manual and student guide with kit purchase.


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What’s Included:
  • Stentor Culture
  • Chilomonas Culture
  • Lumbriculus variegatus Culture
  • 8 Preserved Perch Specimens
  • 8 Preserved Crayfish Specimens
  • 16 Preserved Rat Specimens
  • 32 Lima Bean Seeds
  • 80 Corn Seeds
  • 50 Sunflower Seeds
  • 50 Radish Seeds
  • 50 Oat Seeds
  • 8 Lugol Solution, 1 oz
  • 16 Hand Lenses
  • 32 Planting Pots
  • 1 Gro-Brick® Organic Potting Medium
  • 32 Standard Pipets
  • 8 Concavity Slides
  • 100 Coverslips
  • 4 Demoslides
  • 4 Demoslide Stage Adapters
  • 4 Needle-point Pipets
  • 1 Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 8 Markers
  • 8 Standard Student Microscopes with 4x, 10x, and 40x Objectives
  • 16 Dissecting Trays
  • 16 Dissecting Instruments
  • 16 Rulers
  • 2 Stopwatches
  • 8 Paintbrushes
  •  Distilled Water
  •  Springwater
  •  Container for Hydrating Gro-Brick®
  •  Protoslo® Quieting Solution
  •  Protective Equipment
  •  Dark Construction Paper
  •  Paper Towels
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