Leaf Pack Stream Ecology Kit

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Got bugs in your stream? This complete kit helps students discover the value of macroinvertebrates as living indicators of water quality. A totally reusable and flexible tool, this kit can be adapted for varying time limits, number of students, and grade levels.

All apparatus included for collecting, sorting, bioindex calculation, and identification.

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Aquatic Macroinvertebrates

叶殖民淹没流的栖息地。的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.

Comprehensive Instructor’s Manual Includes:

  • reference guide
  • background material
  • stream ecology experiment ideas
  • field and data sheets to reproduce
  • glossary
  • diagrammed instructions
  • dichotomous key

的Leaf Pack Stream Ecology Kit Includes

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)
的rmometers (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)

Ship Code:(NH) Non-Hazardous Material - No Fees Applicable

Ship Weight in lbs.:10

Individual Items Available

Item Description Order Code Price
Mesh bags 5882-LPB $31.05 USD
21 full-color Freshwater Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Insect Identification Flashcards 5882-SA1 $59.60 USD
Waterproof illustrated sorting sheets 5882-SS6 $58.25 USD
22-full color Freshwater Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Insect Life Cycle & Habitat Flashcards. Includes activities 5946 $68.25 USD
Dichotomous Identification Key to Freshwater Macroinvertebrates, laminated, spiral bound 5882-DK-6 $41.55 USD
Biotic Index Data Sheet, laminated 5882-DATA-6 $16.20 USD
MacroLens™, 4" diameter, 4.5X magnification 5508 $16.95 USD
6" Plastic 500 Micron Mesh Sieve 5882-STR $19.65 USD