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LaMotte Leaf Pack Experiments Stream Ecology Kit

Item #: 2103903
$359.99 $269.99
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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 constraints, number of students and grade levels, and it is geographically friendly, and complete. Contents include: 6 mesh bags with waterproof labels, 1 waterproof marker, 1 sieve (500 micron mesh), 6 sorting trays, 60 plastic Petri dishes, 6 waterproof illustrated sorting sheets, 2 thermometers, 1 hand-held scale, 2 rulers, 12 brushes and spoons, a set of 21 full-color flashcards with line drawings, dichotomous identification key to freshwater macroinvertebrates card, 6 hand lenses, 1 MacroLens™ magnifier, nylon twine, 6 zipper-top bags, a Tree Finder book, and an instructor’s manual with record sheets. Instructions are bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Colonize submerged leaves in stream habitats
  • The ability of freshwater macroinvertebrates to flourish depends upon the properties of the water and conditions in the environment
  • The relative abundance and variety of freshwater macroinvertebrates can be used as bioindicators to assess the quality of the water and the effects of land use on the environment
  • Item Description (# of Items)
  • Mesh bags (6)
  • Waterproof marker (1)
  • Sieve (1)
  • Sorting trays (6)
  • Plastic Petri dishes (60)
  • Waterproof, illustrated, color coded (6 sorting sheets)
  • Thermometers (2)
  • Hand-held scale (1)
  • Brushes (12)
  • Spoons (12)
  • 21 full color flashcards (1 set)
  • Dichotomous Identification Key to Freshwater Macroinvertebrates (1)
  • Hand lenses (6)
  • MacroLens™ magnifier (1)
  • Nylon twine (1)
  • Zipper-top bags (6)
  • Tree Finder booklet (1)
  • Instructor’s manual with record sheets (1)
  • Rulers (2)
  • Waterproof tags (6)