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Carolina BioKits®: Onion Mitosis

Product Highlights
  • Squash Method
  • Prepare your own slides to observe the different phases of mitosis
  • Designed for a class of 30 students
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Squash Method. Prepare your own slides to observe the different phases of mitosis. This is an updated kit from our popular Carolina BioKits® series, designed for a class of 30. This kit includes everything that you need to prepare onion root tips slides. Students stain the root tips, prepare squashes, and observe mitotic phases. The entire exercise can be completed in 1 lab period. Note: Perishable material; please give use date.


What’s Included:
  • 1 Preserved Onion Root Tips
  • 30 Plastic Cups
  • 72 Microscope Slides
  • 100 Coverslips
  • 1 Carnoy's Solution, 120 mL
  • 1 6M Hydrochloric Acid, 112 mL
  • 1 Toluidine Blue, 30 mL
  • 1 Digital Resource Instruction Card (1-year subscription)
  • 1 Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide
Needed But Not Included:
  • 15 Microscopes
  • 15 Forceps
  • 15 Scalpels or Razor Blades
  • 15 Disposable Pipets
  • 15 Beakers or Cups with Water
  • 15 Stopwatches (or access to a clock)
  • 15 Marking Pens
  •  Paper Towels
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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