Backpack Lab Soil Quality Test Kit

Backpack Lab Soil Quality Test Kit

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HI3896GBP

Introduce students to important chemical tests for evaluating soil quality and fertility, and relate these measurements to the principles of plant metabolism.

$880.00 $800.00

 A complete, portable learning experience

 HANNA introduces a kit specifically assembled for the educator and Environmental Science student. Using the popular HANNA Agricultural Combination Test Kit (HI 3895 and HI 3896) as its foundation, the Soil Quality Education Test Kit is designed to provide a complete lesson plan for teachers. Teachers are able to introduce students to important chemical tests for evaluating soil quality and fertility, and relate these measurements to the principles of plant metabolism. Tied together by an extensive teacher's guide, this kit includes in-depth background information about each parameter, classroom activities designed to introduce students to each parameter and detailed field-testing procedures.

The HANNA Agricultural Combination Test Kit addresses important issues related to soil quality and modern agriculture practices. Real-world examples help students understand the relevance of macronutrients and other parameters in everyday life. This kit introduces the student to all major soil quality topics, and is presented in an easy to use format that makes lessons accessible, understandable and memorable.

Backpack Lab™ Soil Quality Education Test Kit Includes:


- Agriculture combination test kit for testing nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium (N,P,K) with enough materials for 50 tests of each parameter

- HANNA’s pHep®4 waterproof pH/temperature tester

- HANNA’s DiST®5 waterproof conductivity/total dissolved solids (TDS) tester

- HANNA’s HI145 digital thermometer

- Backpack carrying case which holds all components of the kit

- 48-page teachers manual with a curriculum that meets National Science Teachers Association Standards

- Parameter summary in pdf and powerpoint format (on included CD).

- Laminated, laboratory instruction cards with step-by-step field test procedures

- Reproducible lab activity worksheets with instructions, goals, hypothesis and testing procedure results/observations

- A glossary of key terms in pdf format (on included CD).