Homeschool & Science Projects - Environmental Education

 

Water Monitoring

3604-01

Acid Rain Study Outfit

Order Code: 3604-01

The LaMotte Acid Rain Study Outfit includes dependable tools necessary to make surveys of acid precipitation, and determine the pH levels of local ponds, lakes, and streams. This complete outfit includes a durable, tapered rain gauge; an easy-to-use pH test kit; study guide; and activity sheets.


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3-5886-new

Earth Force® Low Cost Water Monitoring Kit

Order Code: 3-5886

Students will have fun analyzing sample water for eight different test factors: pH, dissolved oxygen, biochemical oxygen demand, temperature, turbidity, nitrate, phosphate, and coliform bacteria. This complete kit includes a manual with step-by-step, diagrammed instructions; an easy-to-use laminated color chart, and all the necessary apparatus and non-hazardous TesTabs® to test ten water samples (three samples for coliform).


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5911-new

Earth Force® Low Cost Estuary & Marine Monitoring Kit

Order Code: 5911

A modification of the popular Low Cost Monitoring Kit, the Estuary Kit is specifically designed to provide simple, affordable and non-hazardous methods of testing saline and brackish waters for coliform bacteria, salinity, dissolved oxygen, nitrate, pH, phosphate, temperature, and turbidity.


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5906-new

Earth Force® Elementary Education Watershed Field Trip

Order Code: 5906

Elementary Education Watershed Field Trip helps to explain the Watershed and provides guidelines on taking a field trip, conducting water quality tests, and data sheets for collection and interpretation of data.


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5418

Pondwater Tour

Order Code: 5418

The Tapwater Tour is an exciting investigation of water quality examining the chemical properties of water directly from the tap. Each student on the Tapwater Tour completes several units while conducting his/her own water quality tests using safe, simple TestTab® reagent tablets.


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5870-cd

The Water Quality Educator CD

Order Code: 5872

Use the CD to plan and implement a special long-term service project, community outreach program, environmental course, and classroom and field trip pre-lab activity to test water quality in rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, estuaries, and other natural bodies of water.


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Urban Water Test Kit

Urban Water Test Kit

Order Code: 5918

This kit provides a hands-on introduction to the basic concepts of water chemistry and environmental awareness in urban areas. All of the necessary equipment is included to test for the following test factors using our non-hazardous Testab methods - Chlorine, Copper, Iron, Hardness, Nitrate, pH, Phosphates, and Temperature.


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Funky Faucet Sink Science

Funky Faucet Sink Science

Order Code: 5914

Explore what's coming out of your funky faucet! Test tap water for pH, chlorine, hardness, copper, and iron. Learn while you laugh with Just for Fun activities including Make Your Own Lava Lamp and edible experiments like the Pollution Parfait.


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Science Project Kits

Science Project Kits

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It's that time of year again! You have to do a project for the science fair... but don't panic.The Science Project Kits will guide you through the entire project from choosing a subject, doing the research, collecting the data, and finally displaying the results.TesTabs, test tubes, and project ideas are included!


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Sampling Equipment

Armored Thermometer

Armored Thermometer

Order Code: 1066

A precision, NON-MERCURY thermometer, furnished in a protective plastic jacket with a window opening. Engraved graduations on white tubing increase the readability over the full range of -5° to 45°C in 0.5° increments.


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1055

Soil Sampling Tube

Order Code: 1055

A 12" galvanized steel sampler with a 1" core diameter, saw-toothed tip, and cut-away side for examination of core prior to removal for testing.


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0615

Soil Sampling Bags

Order Code: 0615-J

Seal-able Soil Sampling Bags are 6" x 4" (15 x 10cm)and have instructions for collection and preparation of soil samples printed directly on each bag.


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Macroinvertebrates

Aquatic Bugkit

Aquatic Bugkit

Order Code: 5950

A creepy, crawly, wet investigation of the health of streams, ponds, and other freshwater environments. Following the easy-to-read BUGKIT manual, one to two students learn to collect, observe, sort, and identify aquatic insects as a tool for measuring water quality.


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Leaf Pack Experiments Stream Ecology Kit

Leaf Pack Experiments Stream Ecology Kit

Order Code: 5882

Students will learn to design, implement, and analyze a scientific investigation while discovering the value of aquatic macroinvertebrates as living indicators of water quality. The kit is reusable and flexible, adaptable to varying time contraints, number of students and grade levels, and it is geographically friendly, and complete.


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Soil Testing

5425-01

Topsoil Tour

Order Code: 5425-01

The Topsoil Tour is an investigation into the physical and chemical properties of soil. Each student on the Topsoil Tour completes seven units while conducting his/her own soil tests for soil texture, pH, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium using safe, simple TesTabs® reagent tablets.


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5913-h

Nitty Gritty Soil Science

Order Code: 5913

The Nitty Gritty Soil Science kit is a great introduction to the basic concepts of soil science. Investigate healthy plant requirements for proper soil texture, ideal levels of soil pH, and nutrients.


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3-5880

NPK Soil Test Kit

Order Code: 3-5880

Safe, easy, and economical! Students can perform up to fifty tests each for nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium levels using non-hazardous TesTabs.


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5912

Soil pH TesTabs® Kit

Order Code: 5912

TesTab® kit for measuring pH. Ideal for younger students and teachers who would like an alternative to liquid pH indicators.


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5679-012

Model EL - Garden Kit

Order Code: 5679-01

A simple test kit for soil science education or garden analysis used to measure concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and soil pH.


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1055

Soil Sampling Tube

Order Code: 1055

A 12" galvanized steel sampler with a 1" core diameter, saw-toothed tip, and cut-away side for examination of core prior to removal for testing.


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0615

Soil Sampling Bags

Order Code: 0615-J

Seal-able Soil Sampling Bags are 6" x 4" (15 x 10cm)and have instructions for collection and preparation of soil samples printed directly on each bag.


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5962

Classroom Studies Series

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These lab packages are designed to reinforce key concepts introduced in lecture materials on drinking water treatment and water and soil environmental studies.


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