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Bacterial Pollution (Coliform) - Student Laboratory Kit
AB1152
Students will determine the presence or absence of coliform bacteria (indicative of the presence of untreated sewage and potentially pathogenic bacteria) in water supplies. By observing a dramatic color change that occurs in a lactose broth medium, s...
 
Environmental Pollution—Student Laboratory Kit
AB1133
Introduce students to air and water pollutants using this comprehensive, hands-on kit. Students will gain a deeper understanding of air quality by performing valuable experiments to detect smoke, particulate materials and acidic gases in air. Safe an...
 
Buffering Lakes and Streams—Environmental Science Demonstration Kit
FB1911
People are encouraged to “go green” and reduce environmental pollutants that cause acid rain or other hazards. Is society alone in fighting these battles? Absolutely not—nature can help! This demonstration uses marble chips and dilute sulfuric acid s...
 
Environmental Pollution and Lichens
AP6461
Lichens are a terrific indicator to monitor environmental pollution. In this kit, students will discover the value of lichens as living indicators of environmental quality. Students will perform experiments to see how different given pollution sample...
 
Chemical Pollution in Water - A Qualitative Ion Test Super Value Kit
AP5905
Water is an essential resource to humans. When trace amounts of certain chemicals enter our water supply, serious health problems may occur. In this activity, students will test for the presence of several types of simulated polluting chemical ions i...
 
Understanding Your Carbon Footprint Student Activity Kit
AP7322
How big is your “carbon footprint”? The term is so widely used by the media and the general public that its scientific meaning is often blurred. A carbon footprint is a numerical value that summarizes the amount of carbon dioxide or equivalent greenh...
 
Cleaning Up with Iron Demonstration Kit
AP7091
Demonstrate the “potential” of using metallic iron to clean up contaminated groundwater! The chemical principle is simple-iron is a good reducing agent. It reduces toxic organic compounds, such as chlorinated solvents, and converts them to less harmf...
 
Exploring Groundwater Activity-Stations Laboratory Kit
AP7357
Explore important concepts related to groundwater using this activity-station lab kit! Three “mini-lab” activities, each focusing on a specific groundwater-related principle or topic, are included:   • Permeability and Porosity—students perfo...
 
Forensic Groundwater Contamination - Student Laboratory Kit
FB0012
A rancher drills a well on the outskirts of a rural community and submits a sample for analysis. A potentially serious pollutant is found. The student's assignment is to determine the extent of the pollutant's spread and to pinpoint its source so the...
 
Groundwater Simulation Model Guided-Inquiry Kit
AP7368
Investigate groundwater-related concepts while designing and building your own simulated groundwater model! In this inquiry-based activity, a list of groundwater-related features and specific materials will be given to each student group. Students wi...
 
Becker Bottles - One in a Million
AP4559
How big is a million? What does it mean for a contaminant to be found in a concentration of one part per million? These amazing bottles make molecular concentration and ppm contamination concepts more concrete for your students and offer many wonderf...
 
Becker Bottles - One in a Million Too
AP4854
How big is a million? What does it mean for a contaminant to be found in a concentration of one part per million? These amazing bottles make molecular concentration and ppm contamination concepts more concrete for your students and offer many wonderf...
 
Becker Bottles, One in a Million, Set of Two
AP4863
How big is a million? What does it mean for a contaminant to be found in a concentration of one part per million? These amazing bottles make molecular concentration and ppm contamination concepts more concrete for your students and offer many wonderf...
 
Lead in Water - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1922
Challenge your students to understand the potential harm that lead presents to their lives and the environment. Lead is a naturally occurring stable element that accumulates in soil and water, as well as in the tissues of the plants and animals that ...
 
Lead in Water - Super Value Laboratory Kit
FB2066
Challenge your students to understand the potential harm that lead presents to their lives and the environment. Lead is a naturally occurring stable element that accumulates in soil and water, as well as in the tissues of the plants and animals that ...
 
Plants and Pollution - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1615
Plants need moisture and other key ingredients to grow vigorously and stay healthy. How do environmental pollutants (such as acid rain, fertilizers, street salt, and detergents) affect the vigor and growth of plants? What are pollutants to plants? Ho...
 
Oil-Eating Bacteria Kit
FB1200
The EPA reports over 14,000 oil spills a year. One method used to clean up an oil spill is to use oil-eating bacteria. That's right, the oil-eating bacteria consume oil as food. As the bacteria reproduce, they eat more and more oil until finally the ...
 
Enviro-Bond™ 403 -
An Oil Spill Cleanup Demonstration Kit
FB1025
This oil polymer demonstration will undoubtedly capture your students’ interest, stimulate scientific inquiry, and will heighten their awareness of the emerging environmental pollution issues facing our society.   A new form of hydrocarbon st...
 
Stream Contamination - Forensics Laboratory Kit
AP6863
A massive fish kill has occurred in the town of Raymond. The townspeople are in an uproar and extensive efforts are underway to determine why the fish are dying. It is up to your students to take the role of forensic scientists and determine who is r...
 
Effects of Chemical and Thermal Pollution Student Laboratory Kit
AP7377
The quality of our water sources is of great concern to us all. Students will see the effects of chemical and thermal pollution first-hand when they perform this intriguing experiment. Students introduce yeast to different environmental conditions to...
 
Water Pollution Testing Kit
AP7559
A comprehensive kit designed to introduce the basic concepts of water pollution testing. Students test and measure 7 key water quality test factors—dissolved oxygen, chlorine, pH, nitrate-nitrogen, phosphate, ammonia-nitrogen, and temperature. Factor...
 
Water Pollution Testing Kit, Reagent Refill
AP7560
A comprehensive kit designed to introduce the basic concepts of water pollution testing. Students test and measure 7 key water quality test factors—dissolved oxygen, chlorine, pH, nitrate-nitrogen, phosphate, ammonia-nitrogen, and temperature. Factor...
 
Why Is The Water Green? - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1795
Examine the effects of common pollutants on an organism that is abundant in all aquatic environments-algae! Simulated fertilizer run-off containing nitrates and phosphates is added to locally collected algae-rich pond water or to purchased algae cult...
 
Clearing Water with Alum - Demonstration Kit
AP6210
Ever wonder where your drinking water comes from and how it is purified? Demonstrate to your students the water purification process using this highly visible, commercially tested procedure. Dramatic demonstration shows rapid purification of water us...
 
Water Purification - Student Laboratory Kit
AB1201
Illustrate a process commonly used by communities for the purification of water. Demonstrate the capacity of activated charcoal filtration for adsorption of objectionable odors and colors from water to improve its appearance and taste. Kit includes a...
 
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