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Algae Beads, 30 pack

Ages 8+
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Study cellular respiration & photosynthesis with Algae Beads! The beads are in a pH-sensitive solution, which changes color based on whether or not the algae are undergoing photosynthesis or respiration. Shipping is free! Read More

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There is no better way to study cellular respiration and photosynthesis than using pre-prepared algae beads!

Great for a classroom or group setting, this 30 pack of algae beads contains 30 tubes - each containing 5 - 8 "beads". These beads are algae encapsulated in a polymer matrix, making them a great way to explore algae (marine photosynthetic organisms) without having to deal with algae growth and maintenance.

What's more, the algae beads are suspended in a pH-sensitive solution, so that the color of the solution changes based on whether or not the algae are undergoing photosynthesis or respiration

There are so many ways to use these algae beads, including:

  1. To determine how the intensity of solar radiation (light) impacts the amount of photosynthesis;
  2. To explore what colors of light maximize photosynthesis; and 
  3. To study the carbon cycle and the role of algae (and other plants) in CO2 utilization

 Looking for a smaller pack of beads? Check out our 10 Pack of Algae Beads!

Important Note: The algae in this set is live and must be used within 1 - 2 weeks of arrival. Enjoy FREE SHIPPING when you order these pre-prepared algae beads; this product is shipped directly from the supplier to ensure it is of the highest quality when it arrives to you!






Shipping Restriction: This item drop ships only to Postal Service addresses in the contiguous 48 US states. Please allow 1-week for delivery.
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