Carolina Primary Consumer Energy Flow Kit

A Carolina Exclusive! As an alternative to measuring energy flow through primary productivity, students measure the transfer of energy at a higher trophic level ”they modify environmental conditions to explore the effect on energy consumption.

Using the kit's Vanessa cardui (painted lady butterfly) cultures and habitat chambers, students work in groups of 2 or 3 to plot the change in mass of a controlled environment (butterfly culture cups) and determine the efficiency of energy transfer from the food medium to the larva and ultimately the adult butterfly. The activities take about 2 weeks, concluding with the emergence of beautiful painted ladies.

The kit provides materials for 12 cultures and also includes thermometers and instructions for students and teacher.
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181102PCarolina™ Primary Consumer Energy Flow Kit, with Perishables : In Stock
181102Carolina Primary Consumer Energy Flow Kit : In Stock