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Item #: AP6461

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In the Environmental Pollution and Lichens Laboratory Kit for environmental science, discover the value of lichens as living indicators of environmental quality. Experiment to see how different given pollution samples affect lichens.

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Lichens are a terrific indicator to monitor environmental pollution. In this kit, students discover the value of lichens as living indicators of environmental quality. Students will perform experiments to see how different given pollution samples affect lichens. Pollution data will be analyzed and compared. Teachers Notes, reproducible student handouts, lichens and simulated pollution samples are provided.

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Materials Included in Kit for 30 Students in Pairs: 
Cobalt chloride solution, 0.01 M, 100 mL
Copper(II) chloride solution, 0.1 M, 100 mL
Iron(III) chloride solution, 0.01 M, 100 mL
Methylene blue solution, 0.0005 M, 100 mL
Potassium chloride solution, 0.01 M, 100 mL
Sodium chloride solution, 0.01 M, 100 mL
Foliose lichen, 3" x 3", 3 pieces
Gauze, 2", 6 yd roll
Tubes, culture, disposable 16 x 100 mm, 120


Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
HS-LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience

Crosscutting Concepts

Stability and change
Patterns
Cause and effect

Performance Expectations

HS-ESS1-4: Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system.