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Praying Mantis Nursery Kit

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Now students can raise their own baby praying mantis. Kit includes everything needed for a class of 30 students, including Chinese praying mantis egg case; fruit fly culture with wingless fruit flies (for feeding baby mantises); vials with foam plugs (to house the mantises until they reach 1-1/2 to 2"); cotton swabs (to provide water); reproducible student sheets; and teacher's manual with complete instructions, hands-on science activities, and directions for building a terrarium for larger mantids. Note: Available January to June only.


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What’s Included:
  • 3 Praying Mantis Egg Cluster, Living 
  • 1 Fruit Flies Culture, Living 
  • 36 Drosophila Culture Vials (with foam plugs and caps)
  • 6 Drosophila Culture Netting
  • 6 Drosophila Sorting Brushes
  • 1 Instant Drosophila Medium, 1 L
  • 1 Aquarium, 1-1/2 gal, with Cover
  • 35 Cotton Swabs
  • 1 Rubber Band, Large
  • 1 Reproducible Student Sheets
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual
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