Get everything you need for a classroom worm dissection lab! This economy Classroom Worm Dissection Kit pack is sized for smaller classrooms, or for two students to share in a larger classroom.
Whether homeschooling or teaching in a public or private school setting, this worm dissection kit provides a memorable life science dissection experience for elementary, middle school, and high school students.
The preserved earthworms inside this science kit are an extra-large 9-12” size, making it easier for students to dissect and analyze them. Throughout this engaging home or classroom experience, curious learners can study the digestive, circulatory, reproductive, and nervous systems of the earthworm! Earthworm species is Lumbricus terrestris (nightcrawler).
This complete Classroom Worm Dissection Kit includes:
- 10 plain preserved earthworms,
- 10 illustrated dissection guides, and
- 10 sets of dissection tools/instruments, including disposable dissection trays.
We recommend using disposable gloves for all dissections.
Add this worm dissection kit to your shopping cart now! Before you checkout, consider adding some additional classroom dissection kits to provide your students with diverse dissection experiences:
Hoping to dissect an earthworm with an even smaller group or individual student? Our single Earthworm Dissection Kit comes with everything you need to dissect one preserved specimen!
Note: Specimens are initially preserved with a formaldehyde solution, the best animal tissue fixative. The formaldehyde is then displaced first with water and finally with a glycol solution to produce a moist, low-fume specimen which will not decay over time.
HST Specimen Guarantee
In sealed, original packaging, our preserved specimens are guaranteed to remain fully preserved and free of decay for six months from the date of purchase.
Once the original package is opened, use specimen within one month. For best results, observe the following storage procedures:
- Store specimen in heavy-duty, zip-lock bags to minimize drying between dissections.
- Specimen will slowly dry out or become contaminated in zip-lock bags; add a teaspoon of Specimen Holding Fluid to retain moisture.
- Freezing or refrigeration is not necessary and may damage fragile tissues.
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Formaldehyde, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Methanol, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Classroom Worm Dissection Kit Contents:
- 10 Preserved earthworms, 9"-12"
- 10 Dissecting scissors
- 10 Plastic forceps
- 100 T-pins
- 10 Styrofoam dissecting trays
- 10 Dissection guides
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