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Pollutant Effects of Phosphates and Nitrates

kit #20

This kit is an excellent environmental pollution laboratory activity. Students use water samples from nearby fresh waterways to set up controlled experiments, observe them, and determine the effects on fresh water (both qualitative and quantitative) when phosphate and nitrate compounds are added. Over a period of ten days, students will observe the blooming of algae and bacteria.

$64.15

  • Investigate pollution and environmental impact
  • Experiment with phosphate and nitrate compounds and the growth of algae over a 10 day period
  • Understand how nitrogen and phosphorous contribute to environmental problems
  • Calculate the growth rate of algae

Content List in Pollutant Effects of Phosphates and Nitrates is as follows:

Quantity Description
35 Clear plastic testing containers
35 Pressure sensitive identification labels
3 30-mL drop control bottles of Nitrate solution
3 30-mL drop control bottles of Phosphate and Nitrate solution
3 30-mL drop control bottles of Phosphate Solution
30 Student Worksheet and Guides
1 Teacher’s Guide with MSDS
Recommended number of students
maximum 30 at the same time
Number of groups
Maximum 5 groups (6 students per group) at the same time
Total number of groups with materials supplied
30 groups (180 total students)
Calendar

To complete this kit requires 1 ~50-minute class period for set-up then an in-class opportunity to observe and take notes for up to 10 days afterwards.

Title Item # Price Quantity
Pollutant Effects of Phosphates and Nitrates 20 $64.15
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Pollutant Effects of Phosphates and Nitrates REFRESH-A-KIT 20-RC $25.95