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AP1767 - $49.25
Buffers provide an essential acid-base balancing mechanism—in consumer products, foods, even living cells! What are buffers made of? How does a buffer work? Can you design a buffer to be effective in a given pH range? Is there such a thing as an ideal...
AP6121 - $48.60
Proper pH is a true vital sign in the blood, in the lungs, and throughout the body! How do buffers maintain the delicate pH balance needed for life and health? Explore the properties of biological buffers in this two-part kit. In Part 1, students examine...
AP1768 - $54.90
Structure determines function—this is one of the most universal themes in biochemistry. What factors influence the properties of proteins and determine their structure and function? In this hands-on student laboratory kit, students examine the effects...
AP1773 - $66.15
Fats and oils, waxes and cholesterol, steroid hormones and Vitamins A and D—what do these natural products have in common? All of these substances belong to the diverse class of biological compounds called lipids. In this three-part student laboratory...
FB1435 - $63.00
Give students their initial experience in the chemistry of living matter by having them identify the basic macromolecules of the cell. This teacher-designed activity can be used as an introduction to any cell unit and will also serve as an excellent...
AP1766 - $52.55
Break the carbohydrate code in this engaging “mystery lab.” Students learn about the structure and properties of carbohydrates and apply their knowledge to identify unknowns. The identities of five carbohydrates—starch, glucose, fructose, lactose and...
AP1769 - $72.40
The numbers are staggering! Starting with only about 20 different naturally occurring amino acids, a single cell may synthesize more than 3,000 different types of proteins. How do amino acids link together to build a protein? What role do amino acids...
AP8635 - $58.95
Proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins—your students have surely heard these words, and may have an understanding of what they are, but this Flinn-developed lab activity will allow students to relate these terms to the foods they eat every day. Using...
AP6517 - $108.95
Have your students gain a clearer understanding of the basic structure and chemistry of the molecules essential for life. In a series of seven lab activities, students construct three-dimensional models of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. These...
AP6120 - $36.40
Got milk? From glossy magazine ads to flashy billboards, the message to drink milk is all around us. Why is milk considered a nutritionally complete food source? In this real-world lab activity, students separate the protein and carbohydrate components...
AP6690 - $23.95
Is orange juice more acidic than grapejuice What about pineapple juice? Fruit juices get their sweet taste from natural sugars and their sour taste from acids, especially citric acid. The balance of sugar to acid content give fruit juices their refreshing...
FB0442 - $53.10
Learn how fun it is to make cheese right in your lab—your students will love it too! This kit teaches the basic process, adapted centuries ago, of cheese-making using a harmless bacteria and a fermentation-derived clotting enzyme. This sneak peek into...
FB1310 - $24.45
Genetically engineered and mass produced, the enzyme chymosin is now the premiere enzyme for cheese manufacturing. It is also a perfect enzyme for classroom studies. It is inexpensive, fast-acting, safe and very consistent in controlled studies. Your...
FB1637 - $77.00
Conduct a completely safe laboratory investigation to determine human cholesterol levels. Simulated blood of five different individuals will be tested before and after treatment for cholesterol. The test results will provide insight into the succesess...
AP5603 - $64.50
Learn to analyze and identify over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and common antacids. Students test a variety of physical and chemical properties of actual OTC drug samples and then use their test results to analyze unknown pain reliever and antacid samples....
FB1432 - $61.60
Let students design their own controlled experiments and discover the factors that affect the rate of enzyme reactions. This activity meets many of the higher level skills outlined in the National Science Standards. The laboratory investigations in...
FB1862 - $44.35
Explore the roles of enzymes and the chemical reactions involved in the human digestive system. The lab starts with amylase, which catalyzes the initial breakdown of starch molecules in the mouth. Students then observe the reaction of the enzyme pepsin...
FB0436 - $44.35
Enzymes are the key to an understanding of the biochemistry of life. The activities in this kit will provide excellent first-hand experiences studying the actions of enzymes. Activities include the examination of a digestive enzyme reaction; the measurement...
FB1576 - $34.20
Students use this teacher-developed set of materials to design and build their own working model of a functioning enzyme. The polyethylene foam used in this activity allows the flexibility needed to make a working enzyme/substrate model. The materials...
FB1750 - $54.25
If all living organisms require energy to live and food is broken down to provide that energy, then what by-products are created in the process? Breathe new life into your discussions of aerobic and anaerobic respiration (fermentation) with this quick...
FB1755 - $25.55
Creating organisms that have never existed on Earth is not just science fiction! Today, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are used in many ways to benefit mankind, from making insulin to improving detergents. In this easy-to-use kit, students investigate...
FB1767 - $49.80
Creating organisms that have never existed on Earth is not just science fiction! Today, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are used in many ways to benefit mankind, from making insulin to improving detergents. In this easy-to-use kit, students investigate...
FB1257 - $68.50
Introductory metabolism studies with living organisms are greatly simplified when using the unique metabolism chambers in this kit. Students can observe small living organisms and draw correlations between the size of an organism, temperature of the...
FB1436 - $62.10
The most fundamental question in biology-what makes something alive? Biologists recognize at least four fundamental processes of cells-homeostasis, cellular respiration, enzyme-controlled reactions, and reproduction. These basic concepts are critical...
FB1561 - $40.50
Do sunscreens really work? Are the SPF ratings accurate? Students use sun print paper to measure the relative effectiveness of sunscreens of varying SPF ratings. The dramatic results give students first-hand experimental data on the effectiveness of...
FB1823 - $30.20
Observe live, functioning mitochondria-right before your eyes! Typical staining procedures destroy functioning organelles. However, using the specialized stain included in this kit allows students to vividly see mitochondria breaking down sugar. Color...
FB1982 - $74.00
Nucleic acids were first extracted from cells in 1869—long before Watson and Crick were born. Explore some of the same techniques used by scientists to determine the chemical composition of nucleic acids back when the contents of cells were unknown....
AP7582 - $81.95
Got milk? From glossy magazine ads to flashy billboards, the message to drink milk is all around us. Why is milk considered a nutritionally complete food source? In this real-world lab activity, students separate the protein and carbohydrate components...
FB2051 - $83.55
Explore the roles of enzymes and the chemical reactions involved in the human digestive system. The lab starts with amylase, which catalyzes the initial breakdown of starch molecules in the mouth. Students then observe the reaction of the enzyme pepsin...
FB2061 - $97.15
Enzymes are the key to an understanding of the biochemistry of life. The activities in this kit will provide excellent first-hand experiences studying the actions of enzymes. Activities include the examination of a digestive enzyme reaction; the measurement...
AP8052 - $44.95
Biofuels provide an alternative to petroleum-based fuels. Ethanol, a biofuel produced from biomass such as corn, is frequently blended with gasoline to produce a “cleaner” burning fuel. In this lab, students explore ethanol production through the fermentation...
FB2128 - $68.95
An evolution lab that integrates technology and quantitative data collection! In cooperation with Vernier Software & Technology, we developed this kit to provide the materials you need to do inquiry-based activities with proven results! Students...
FB2134 - $99.35
Students design and conduct experiments to investigate enzyme reaction rate using purified catalase. In the introductory activity, students precisely control the concentration of catalase while varying the concentration of the substrate. After refining...
FB2135 - $117.65
An evolutionary twist on a popular fermentation lab!  Use a simple fermentation chamber to quantify the volume of carbon dioxide produced by yeast. Students investigate artificial selection and adaptation of three varieties of yeast used in the...
FB2133 - $57.75
Students integrate technology and inquiry while learning about enzyme function! Students design and conduct experiments to investigate enzyme reaction rate using purified catalase and a Vernier O2 Gas Sensor. In the introductory activity, students...
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