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Protozoa Culture Kit

Item# LM-PROTIST

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Start your own living culture of mixed protozoans and algae in 3 days.
Ages 8+

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Protozoa Culture Kit

Item# LM-PROTIST

Discover the world of micro-organisms with this unique protozoa culture kit! Just add water to this special dry protozoan culture and in 24 hours you'll have your own living culture of mixed protists and algae to study.

The culture will change each day as different protist species become more prevalent. Allow 3 days for the culture to fully mature, but study it each day. Not only will the protists you find vary from day to day but you'll also find different protozoans at the top or side of the culture than at the bottom of the culture. You can spend hours sampling this culture each day as you hunt for, identify, and study the habits of different protists.

This complete kit includes the dry protist culture, a cup to use as a hatching container, food, identification key, and instructions. (We recommend plain microscope slides and coverslips to observe these organisms with your 400X microscope.)

Ideas for Science Fair Experiments:

  • What are the effects of light and temperature on protists?
  • What are the effects of household chemicals or cleaners on protists? Do different species (such as amoeba and euglena) react differently?
  • Do different kinds of protists grow in different environments? Compare those in this culture kit with those grown from pond water or grass clippings.
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We decided to buy this kit to have the kids learn how to use a microscope. Both our elementary and middle school kids enjoy analyzing them
Just as expected. Review by
This product arrived promptly and worked like a charm. It is definitely best to give it at least 3 days (or more) for best microscopic viewing results. I have used this product both at home and in the classroom.
Excellent Product and Customer Service Review by
This product shipped quickly and arrived a day early. I followed the instructions, but the first time nothing hatched. After emailing HST customer service, they immediately sent another free kit, which arrived quickly. The second kit worked wonderfully. I was able to see a variety of life. Thank you HST, you service is of unbeatable quality!
Worth a try Review by
This product fills a need for me from the Apologia Biology curriculum if you are looking for a good source for a living culture without access to a pond or stream. The trick is getting the culture at the right age.
Great Quality! Review by
I decided to buy this kit as an opportunity to study micro-critters. It was a great experience for me, just not all of the types of protists hatched within a week. Other than that, I definitely recommend this product to other buyers... It will make a great project for all ages! Not just kids.

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