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MicroPhySci Kit Standard Edition

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Price: $158.95
Product ID : KTMPS01

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MicroPhySci Kit Standard Edition

The MicroPhySci Kit provides an academically challenging laboratory curriculum for students in grades 7-10. It is intended as the laboratory portion of a physical science course providing a full year of labs. It is coordinated with curriculum from A Beka, ACE Ministries School of Tomorrow, Alpha Omega Publications, Apologia (Wile), BJU Press, and Christian Light Education.
 
The MicroPhySci Kit includes a 112 page MicroPhySci Manual with seventeen lab experiments. The manual explains each experiment covering:

- Goals
The goals section outlines the major learning areas of the experiment.
- Background
The background would be equivalent to a short lecture on the theory of the experiment.
- Materials and Equipment
Get the mentioned equipment out of the kit and you are good to go. Any items not included in the kit like ice, sugar, hot water, etc. are also mentioned in this area, as well as at the beginning of each experiment.
- Procedure
Just follow the step by step procedure to do the experiment. Instructions are clearly explained making it easy for students, homeschool parents, and teachers/instructors.
- Results
Students answer questions in the results area. This gives students a better understanding as well as a record of their completion.
 
We have designed the MicroPhySci Kit in order to make teaching and preparation very convenient for the instructor. It contains all materials necessary except for a few common household items. The kit contains sufficient materials to perform every experiment five times.
 
The chemistry portion of the physical science lab is based on the Microscale method which uses about 1/100th of the chemicals a typical lab would consume. The chemical reagents are supplied in dropper bottles that are ready-to-go and do not require any mixing or further preparation. Use with adult supervision. For ages 14 and up.
Lab Experiments:
1.  Metric Measurements
2.  Density
3.  Chemical Reactions
4.  Electrolysis of Water
5.  Acids, Bases, and Indicators
6.  Friction
7.  Work
8.  Levers
9.  Pulleys
10.  Energy
11.  Buoyancy
12.  Atomic Motion and Diffusion
13.  Electrical Circuits
14.  Magnetism
15.  Sound Waves
16.  Light Waves
17.  Convex Lenses

Contents of the kit-
Manual
Aluminum bar
Battery, 9 volt
Beaker, 150 mL
Beaker, 30 mL
Cart
Compass
Cord
Electrolysis device
Graduated cylinder, 50 mL
Graduated pipet
Index card
LED light source and circuit tester
Lenses
Lens holders
Magnets
Measuring spoon
Paper clips
Plastic lever
Polyethylene (PE) rod
Pulley, single
Pulley, tandem
Reaction plate
Resistors
Rubber bands
Ruler
Safety goggles
Slinky
Spring scale
Steel (iron) bolt
Stop watch
Support board
Tape measure
Test tubes
Washers
Wood splints

Chemicals
Calcium nitrate
Copper nitrate
Food coloring
Hydrochloric acid
Litmus paper
Sodium carbonate
Sodium hydroxide
Potassium iodide
Magnesium sulfate crystals
Universal indicator paper