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Lab-Aids: Seed Staining Kit - STEMfinity
  • SKU: LAB-66

Lab-Aids: Seed Staining Kit

$85.99

Lab-Aids: Seed Staining Kit


In this engaging and fun kit, students learn how to differentiate between plant food stored as a simple sugar and food stored as a starch. Using a step-by-step procedure, students first dissect the seeds, and then treat them with reagents. This helps to determine the quantity and location of the sugar and starch. The individualized, open-ended worksheets provide additional investigations for student exploration.
 
Scientific Concepts:
  • Understand the difference between plant food that is stored as simple sugar and food stored as starch in sprouting seeds
  • Dissect seeds and treat them with reagents
  • Develop lab techniques

Content List:
  • 1 Teacher's Guide with MSDS
  • 30 Student Worksheets and Guides
  • 15 Treating dishes, 3-section clear plastic
  • 15 Razor blades, single-edged
  • 3 Droppers
  • 3 Bottles of Lugol's Solution
  • 3 Drop controlled bottles of Tetrazolium Solution
  • 1 Seeds, kidney bean, pkg

Classroom Planning:
  • To complete this kit requires one ~50-minute class period.
  • Number of students: 30