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Item #: AP6311

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Stalactites and Stalagmites Laboratory Kit for Earth science and geology is a simple, but elegant hands-on activity that teaches how groundwater enters caves and drips from the ceiling to form these intriguing structures.

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What are stalactites and stalagmites and how do they form? This simple, but elegant hands-on activity will teach students how groundwater enters caves and drips from the ceiling to form these intriguing structures. Each student group will have the opportunity to grow their own rapidly developing stalactites and stalagmites. Includes detailed student instructions, detailed background information and Teacher Notes.

Complete for 30 students working in pairs.

Specifications

Materials Included in Kit: 
Magnesium sulfate, 2 kg
Dishes, weighing, 1.5 g, 3½" x 3½" x 1", 30
Hex nut, zinc plated steel, ¼"-20, 30
Paper twine, white, 36 feet


Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Developing and using models

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-ESS2.A: Earth’s Materials and Systems
HS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect