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Kidneys & Blood Filtration

BR3006

Innovating Science™

Learn the role of the kidney in blood filtration and waste removal along with the many functional tasks performed by nephrons, as well as nephron structure. Students will create an artificial kidney model to filter simulated blood. This will allow them to visually determine if filtration of the simulated blood may or may not have occurred. Chemically test the resulting filtrate to detect any possible waste material that may have been removed by the kidney. Kit contains enough materials for 15 groups. Teacher’s Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*

Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B; LS1.A
Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-2; MS-LS1-3; HS-LS1-3
Cross Cutting Concepts: Patterns; Systems and System Models; Stability and Change
Engineering Practices: Analyzing and Interpreting Data; Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

Kit Includes:
100mL Simulated Unfiltered Blood
15 pc. Dialysis Tubing
15 Plastic Cups
15 Pipettes, 1mL
30 Salt Test Strips
30 Urea Test Strips

DOT Info:
Not-regulated

*"Next Generation Science Standards” is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

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