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ElectroCorr LED Conductivity Indicator with Flexible Leads

ElectroCorr's Conductivity Indicator is showcased in Sargent Welch's New Products Catalogue on page 23.

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  • 1. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:12 AM Page 1 1 Service, Savings, and 100% Satisfaction Whether you’re shopping for a class, a curriculum, a lab, a school, or a district, Sargent-Welch offers a solution in your size. For every area of scientific study, youll find value-priced prod- ucts, incredible ways to save, and simple shopping tools that make Sargent-Welch your single source for science supplies. Service We specialize in large orders. Receive customized volume purchase programs and custom proposals to complement your science department’s initiatives. Youll also get personal assistance from our dedicated local sales team. Savings Go online to save time and money. Our websites requisition builder, express ordering, and online purchasing make it easy and enjoyable to place an order. Plus, youll find an extensive clearance section with discounted products to help stretch your budget. 100% Satisfaction Are you unsatisfied with your current science supplier? Sargent-Welch can do better. In fact, we guarantee it! Shop our full product lines online at
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  • 4. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:12 AM Page 4 4 Lab Planning & Furniture Solutions Sargent-Welch Furniture Comprehensive Solutions and Personal Service From Start to Finish Whether you’re designing a new laboratory, outfitting a science room, or renovating a classroom—Sargent-Welch can help. With a focus on service, safety, and state of the art equipment, we simplify the process for you. Sargent-Welch Offers Services for Every Step of Your Project: • Local Furniture Specialists offer expert support • Free on-site consultation and initial drawings • Project coordination and management • Written proposal and estimates, including installation and final CAD drawing Request a FREE copy of the Sargent-Welch Furniture Solutions Catalog or Planning Guide for step-by-step instructions and guidelines for any construction project. You can order your cat- alogs online or by calling customer service. FREE Online Science Room Planner at Pre-planned Templates Budget Estimate Safety Assessment Design using your room Printable budget estimate Review the online safety dimensions or choose from shows pricing and assessment checklist nine pre-planned templates room design layout for compliance This simple, customized tool will save you time and effort. Try it online today for FREE.
  • 5. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:12 AM Page 5 5 Labware Microscope Micro-Charge Station Charge any Ken-A-Vision cordless microscope while keeping them safe behind locked doors with this mobile charging cabinet. The peninsula-style cabinet holds 16 microscopes with additional space for slides and other materials. Microscopes will charge within eight hours and the LED meter will display when all scopes are fully charged. Cabinet features just one electrical connection on the cabi- net side. The 1 1⁄4" plastic laminate top doubles as a work surface. Note: Charges Ken-A-Vision cordless scopes only. Size: 48"W x 30"D x 41 1⁄ 2"H; weight: 311 lbs. WLG4741 Digital Hot Plates Analog Heat samples to desired temperature Hot Plates quickly and accurately with the micro- Deliver accurate and repeatable processor control regulating heating results with these reliable hot function. The digital units feature a plates offering numerous user- recall last temperature feature to friendly features. locate last set temperature even after Microprocessor control regu- unit has been turned off. Rear hous- lates the heating function, so samples are heated to temperature ing features a built in support rod holder with locking knob. Easy to read quickly and accurately. The rear housing features a built-in support LED display shows set-point temperature and provides repeatable and rod holder with locking knob. Made of a heat resistant polymer, accurate results every time. For lab safety, a caution hot top indicator fea- the housing is also resistant to corrosion and offers a spill resist- tures a warning symbol light that illuminates when the top plate reaches ant, low profile design. A caution hot top indicator features a 40°C and remains lit until unit cools down. Overshoot protection also auto- warning symbol light that illuminates when the top plate reaches matically shuts down unit if temperature exceeds set temperature by 10°C. 40°C and remains lit until unit cools down. Temperature Range: Ambient, +5°–500°C with ±3% temperature stability. CSA listed. Ambient, +5°–500°C with ±3% temperature stability. CSA listed. 4" x 4" WLS-1765-44 4" x 4" WLS-1765-41 7" x 7" WLS-1765-45 7" x 7" WLS-1765-42 10" x 10" WLS-1765-46 10" x 10" WLS-1765-43 Digital Hot Plate-Stirrer Analog Hot Ensure samples are heated to tem- Plate-Stirrers perature quickly and accurately while Microprocessor control regu- speed is precisely controlled. An lates the heating and spinning adjustment knob is labeled with rpm function, so samples are heat- markings for increased speed control. ed to temperature quickly and A recall last temperature feature also accurately while speed is pre- allows the user to recall the last set temperature even after the unit has cisely controlled. The rear housing features a built-in support rod been turned off. To further avoid splashing and control the spin bar, the holder with locking knob. Made of a heat resistant polymer, the units include a ramping feature, which slowly increases speed for housing is also resistant to corrosion and offers a spill resistant, improved safety and enhanced coupling. Additional features include a rear low profile design. The unit’s ramping feature slowly increases housing with a built-in support rod holder and locking knob, a caution hot speed for improved safety and enhanced coupling; this avoids top indicator, overshoot protection that automatically shuts down unit if set splashing, improves spin bar control, and provides excellent low temperature is exceeded by 10°C, and stir protection that automatically speed control. Additionally, stir protection automatically shuts shuts down heater if stirrer motor fails. Temperature Range: Ambient, down heater if stirrer motor fails and a caution hot top indicator +5°–500°C with ±3% temperature stability. Speed Range: 60–1600rpm features a warning symbol light that illuminates when the top plate with ±2% speed stability. CSA listed. reaches 40°C and remains lit until unit cools down. Temperature 4" x 4" WLS-1765-50 Range: Ambient, +5°–500°C with ±3% temperature stability. 7" x 7" WLS-1765-51 Speed Range: 60–1600rpm with ±2% speed stability. CSA listed. 10" x 10" WLS-1765-52 4" x 4" WLS-1765-47 7" x 7" WLS-1765-48 All units include a 92" detachable, three-wire cord, and 10" x 10" WLS-1765-49 a two year limited warranty on parts and labor.
  • 6. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:12 AM Page 6 6 Labware Chemical Spill Tray One-piece, rotationally-molded polyolefin trays protect cabinets and shelving from acid spills. Corners are rounded for easy cleaning, and walls are 4.8mm ( 3⁄16") thick for rigidity.Trays are dishwasher safe and autoclavable. Available in three different sizes, all trays are 2“ deep. 14" x 14" WLS-1765-26 17" x 14" WLS-1765-28 30" x 18" WLS-1765-27 Science Lab Safety DVD Provide essential safety awareness in the laboratory with this engag- ing and enter- taining progra. It teaches students how to recognize hazards, prevent accidents, and cope with emer- gencies, includ- ing the proper way to extinguish a fire and conduct first aid for acid burns and electric shock. The DVD correlates to the National Science Education Standards developed by the National Academies of Science and Project 2061 Benchmarks for Science Literacy from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Duration: 19 minutes. WL1765-21 Student Hot Plate For general laboratory heating of aqueous solutions, evapo- ration of aqueous solutions, acid/base micro-digestion, and sample drying, this hotplate provides reliable performance. The thermostatic temperature control offers excellent stabili- ty of the top plate temperature and sample. The hot plate reaches 260°C (500°F) in under five minutes. Maximum tem- perature: 371°C (700°F). 120V, 50/60Hz. 325 W. WLS-1774-49
  • 7. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:12 AM Page 7 7 Labware Ohaus® YA Series Pocket Scale Put convenient, compact, and portable weighing capability right in the palm of your hand. These pocket sized scales deliver great performance in a stylish, yet functional design. With simple oper- ation, the units include a stainless steel weighing pan, high-con- trast LCD, unique hinged cover to protect the scale, and an ener- gy-saving auto shut-off feature. The rugged plastic scales weigh in g, oz, ct, gn, and dwt. Requires two AAA batteries, included. 100g x 0.01g WLS-1765-53 300g x 0.05g WLS-1765-54 500g x 0.1g WLS-1765-55 Ohaus® Newton Hooked Mass Set This set of nine stainless steel 10N x 0.1N masses come with a rack. WLS-1765-29 Ohaus® Newton Slotted Mass Set Set includes one each of the 5N and 0.5N masses, four each of the 1N mass, five each of the 0.1N mass and one slotted mass holder. All masses are made of stain- less steel and are also sold individually. WLS-1775-06 Individual Newton Slotted Masses, 0.5 N WLS-1775-07 Stainless Steel Cylinder Weight Set These stainless steel weight sets are Stainless Steel fitted in a sturdy styrene storage Fractional Weight Set block. The Set of 12 includes one Our set of fractional metric each of 1, 5, 20, 50, 200, and 500g weights includes a molded stor- weights plus two each of 2, 10, age box with hinged snap lid and stainless steel forceps. Set Slanted Mass Hanger 100g weights. The Set of 13 includes one each of 1, 5, 10, 50, Ensure slotted masses stay put with includes all the same weights as the Set of 12, plus one 1000g weight. 100, 500 mg weights, plus two this angled hanger. Designed for gen- each 2, 20, and 200 mg weights. eral lab use, the stainless steel hanger Set of 12 WLS-1775-02 is ideal for the classroom and lab. 50g. Set of 13 WLS-1775-03 WLS-1775-00 WLS-1775-25 500g WLS-1775-01 Everything You Need For Science From Start To Finish!
  • 8. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:12 AM Page 8 8 Labware TI-Nspire Teacher Bundle with Software Create questions for tests, project lessons, or work along with students using this TI-Nspire calculatorand single licence computer software for educators. The Teacher Edition software projects a large split-screen in handheld view, making it easy to see graphs and multiple representations of a problem. The software allows the unit to be integrated withwhite boards and digital projec- tors using DLP technology from TI. Screen captures can also be easily copied into document software, such as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, for developing tests and quizzes. WLS-1802-32 Secador 1.0 Desiccator Cabinet Graphing The cabinet has a Calculator single perforated Storage Caddy shelf under which Streamline the organization desiccant car- of your math and science tridges may be equipment. Specially placed. Door is designed inserts hold up to 20 graphing calculators in these convenient hinged on the left storage caddies. Each insert is numbered so that students can find the with the latch on the calculator with the corresponding number you assign to them for simple right. The reusable cartridge, available separately, tracking and student accountability. effectively absorbs moisture through perforations in its aluminum case. Can be regenerated in a 150°C/300°F WLS-1765-21 oven in about three hours. A monitor window shows blue when recharged, pink when saturated. Overall size: Polypropylene 34.1 x 21.3 x 41.3 cm. Beakers with Cabinet WLS-1761-90 Handles Replacement Cartridge WLS-1802-15 These inexpensive pitch- er-style beakers are chem- ical resistant and have permanent graduations in Foam-Tipped Lab liters and milliliters. Made of autoclavable polypropylene. Cleaning Brushes 1 L / 1000 mL WLS-4660-04 Protect your labware from 2 L / 2000 mL WLS-4660-03 damage when cleaning 3 L / 3000 mL WLS-1805-79 with these foam-tipped brushes that won’t scratch Wall Mount glass or plastic. Ideal for Drying Rack wide mouthed bottles, Safely dry and store frequently used cylinders, flasks, and glassware with this sturdy, single-sided more, these dishwasher drying rack. Its high capacity and move- safe brushes make clean- able pegs allows it to hold various sizes ing in the lab much easier. and shapes of glassware, including frag- The three brush set ile items. The dip tray also features includes brushes for long molded-in scalloped wells for holding flasks, beakers, and cylin- long, thin labware such as burettes, ders along with a mounting block for use inside a pipettes. Wall-mounted to save valuable cabinet or on the wall. Each ergonomically bench space, the rack’s mounting points designed brush features wide handles that make fit standard pegboards. Hardware is not for easy rotating of brush. included. Size: 16"L x 7 1⁄2"W x 16 1⁄4"H. WLS-1765-59 WLS-1753-57
  • 9. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:13 AM Page 9 9 Labware Waterbaths Performance and reliability combine with superior temperature control at a very economical price with these analog and digital waterbaths. The ver- satile baths maintain temperatures from ambient +5°C to 100°C with ±0.25°C uniformity and preci- sion. Suitable for a wide variety of lab applica- tions, the waterbaths accommodate glassware of Analog varying heights for easy loading and removal of Benchtop Autoclaves Waterbath, 2L samples. A safety setting guards against thermal Steam sterilize all research tools and lab- runaway, automatically disconnecting heater Chamber capacity: 2L. power should bath temperature get too high or ware with these compact and convenient Chamber size: 5 3⁄4"L x 11 3⁄4"W x 2 1⁄ 2"H. the liquid level drop too low. Units come with a digital autoclaves that fit comfortably on Overall size: 9 1⁄ 2"L x 13 1⁄ 2"W x 8 1⁄ 8"H. see-through gabled polycarbonate cover and - even the most crowded benchtop. WLS-1765-22 20° to 150°C alcohol thermometer. Despite the space-saving exterior dimen- sions, the stainless steel sterilization chambers are surprisingly large, accom- modating a variety of liquids, media, instruments, glassware, plasticware and other common laboratory items. Both models include a mechanical and electri- cal safety interlock that prevents the door from being opened until the pressure has reached zero PSI. With large digital dis- plays and fully automatic operation, all segments of the sterilization cycle (fill, sterilize, exhaust and dry) commence and run to completion by simply pressing Analog the start button. Waterbath, 5L Chamber capacity: 5L. Digital 8L Autoclave Chamber size: 6"L x 11 3⁄ 4"W x 6"H. Waterbath, 2L The 8L Autoclave Mini is preprogrammed to Overall size: 9 1⁄ 2"L x 13 1⁄ 2"W x 8 1⁄ 8"H. Chamber capacity: 2L. meet basic sterilization needs. Although the Weight: 15 lbs. Chamber size: 5 3⁄4"L x 11 3⁄4"W x 2 1⁄ 2"H. temperature can be selected at either 121°C or Overall size: 9 1⁄ 2"L x 13 1⁄ 2"W x 8 1⁄ 8"H. 134°C, the sterilization time is fixed. Two trays WLS-1765-23 Weight: 12 lbs. are supplied along with a convenient tray WLS-1765-25 removal tool. 120/230 VAC; 50-60Hz; 950W. Chamber size: 6 3⁄ 4"L x 12 1⁄ 2"W Tray size: 4 3⁄ 4"L x 9 3⁄ 4"W Exterior Dimensions: 20 1⁄ 2"L x 13 1⁄ 2"W x 13"H. Digital Weight: 74 lbs. Waterbath, 5L WLS-1765-39 Chamber capacity: 5L. Chamber size: 6"L x 11 3⁄ 4"W x 6"H. 16L Autoclave Overall size: 9 1⁄ 2"L x 13 1⁄ 2"W x 8 1⁄ 8"H. The 16L Autoclave offers three cycle options Weight: 15 lbs. (standard programs),which are preset for the WLS-1765-24 sterilization of liquids, wrapped Instruments or unwrapped instruments/plasticware. A fourth option of dry only is also available for additional drying time to be added to the end of a cyde. For special applications, requiring variations In cycle parameters, all settings on the BloClave Mini ProBath Small Waterbath 16 are fully adjustable. Three trays are supplied A fraction of the cost of other water baths, this compact along with a convenient tray removal model is just as versatile as larger units. Ideal for warming tool.120/230VAC; 50-60Hz; 1600W. agar, the water bath can also be used to create a steam Chamber size: 9"L x 13 3⁄ 4"W bath, keep media warm, or multiple other general purpose Tray size: 6 1⁄ 2"L x 10 3⁄ 4"W laboratory applications. Comes equipped with a heating Exterior Dimensions: 22"L x 17 1⁄ 2"W x 15 3⁄ 4"H. indicator light, temperature regulator control knob, and trans- Weight: 89 lbs. parent polymer cover. Temperature range: ambient–100°C. Size: 8" dia. x 4 1⁄2"H. WLS-1765-40 WLS-1775-23
  • 10. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:13 AM Page 10 10 Biotechnology Equipment TC-3000G Gradient Thermal Cycler Compact, yet full of superior gradient capabilities, this mini thermal cycler holds forty-eight 0.2mL PCR tubes. The unit’s powerful software allows gradient to be set up during any temperature step of your experi- ment, at a gradient of up to 15° between 20 and 80°. Unit features a four line display, alphanumeric keys, and a memory to store up to 80 pro- grams. Includes a four year 80,000 cycle warranty. Ramp rate: 3.3 c/sec. Temperature range: 4°–99°C. WLB1753-59 Variable Speed Bench BlotBoy™ Rocker 3D The two- Platform dimensional, see- Rocker saw motion of this Safe for use in variable speed rock- cold rooms er is ideal for a variety and incuba- of mixing parameters tors from required in the laboratory. 4–65°, this platform Designed to provide the rocker provides the perfect widest range of speeds and tilt 3D motion for all blot related angles to cover all molecular and biological mixing applications, the applications, gel staining, unit features adjustable speed control and adjustable platform tilt and destaining. Its angle. The user can set both parameters to match the vessel size speed and ±8° tilt angle and volume of liquid being mixed, yielding optimum results. Rocker have been optimally set is suitable for work in cold rooms at temperatures down to 4°C at 12rpm for gentle yet and in incubators up to 65°C. Speed range: 2–30 rpm. Platform tilt thorough mixing in gel angle: 0–30 degrees. Load capacity: 2.0 kg/4.4lb. Platform size: trays, boxes, and other flat 14" x 12". 115 VAC. Includes a two year warranty. A stacking plat- vessels. Includes auto- form is available seperately. This platform includes four corner clavable flat mat, 12" x 12" posts, hardware, platform, and flat mat. When attached to the platform, and two year Bench Rocker it expands the usable worksurface by 80%. warranty. Rocker can sup- Bench Rocker WLB1807-45 port up to 4.4 lbs. 115 Stacking Platform WLB1807-46 VAC. CSA compliant. Size: 12"W x 12"D x 8 1⁄2"H; weight: 12kg. Platform Rocker WLB1763-89 Stacking Platform WLB1807-47 Signature Variable Volume Micropipets Designed for precision, these lightwieght pipettors are ergonom- Variable Volume Economy ically shaped for a comfortable Micropipets grip in any size hand. The volume High performance pipets feature built-in tip ejector, setting is continuously adjustable click stop digital system, easy calibration and mainte- using the recessed thumbwheel nance, autoclavable tipcone assembly. Easy to disas- or dispenser button, for simple, semble for servicing and autoclaving. The 100–1000 µl yet exacting operation. Each is micropipet uses 1,000µl tips. All other micropipets use fully autoclavable and universally standard 200µl tips. compatible with all pipettor tips. Range: 0.5–10 µl WLS-69501-A 0.5–10 µl WLS-1763-42 Range: 5–50 µl WLS-69501-C 2.0–20 µl WLS-1763-43 Range: 10–100 µl WLS-69501-D 10–100 µl WLS-1807-51 Range: 20–200 µl WLS-69501-F 20–200 µl WLS-1763-44 Range: 100–1000 µl WLS-69501-G 100–1000 µl WLS-1763-45
  • 11. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:13 AM Page 11 11 Biotechnology Accessories & Supplies PCR Rack with Lid This sturdy plastic rack features a 96 x 0.2 ml well format with an 8 x 12 grid, labeled for easy identification and record keeping. A lid securely locks tubes includes to prevent accidental spilling. Rack can be frozen to -20°C. Designed for use with most 0.2 ml strip tubes. WLB1807-50 Blue Ice Pan, 1L CoolCube The perfect size for small group or indi- Combo Microtube vidual use, this ice pan keeps your sam- Cooler and PCR Workstation ples and reagents safe for hours. Just Designed to store temperature sensative samples add ice and the unit is ready for use. safely on the lab bench, this station maintains a Durable and rigid polyeurathane foam temperature of 0°C or less for up to four hours. construction makes the pan nearly Simply place the workstation in the freezer unbreakable. Its excellent insulating prop- overnight. One 6 x 6 grid side can be used for 1.5 erties are suitable for use with both dry or 2.0 ml microtubes; the other side can be used ice and water ice salt soutions. Resistant as a PCR workstation for up to 96 0.2 ml PCR to temperatures : -20 to 70[degree]C. tubes and 10 microtubes. WLB1807-49 WLB1807-44 Ice Bucket with Lid, 4L Durable and rigid construction makes this bucket unbreakable during normal lab use. Made of polyurethane foam, it has excellent insulating properties, and is suitable for use with both dry ice and wet ice salt solution. The large 4L size makes the bucket ideal for classroom use or large bottles of chemicals/reagents that must be kept cold. A flat locking lid also allows for convenient stacking and stor- age. Resistant to temperatures from - 20°C to 70°C. WLB1807-48 Nunc Maxisorp Microplates Gel Loading Not your typical microplate, these one-piece 96-well Micropipet Tips microwell plates are made from a highly controlled Ideal for for loading PAGE gels, these clear and characterized resin. The MaxiSorp surface is a polypropylene tips include long, thin capillary hydrophilic/hydrophobic mix that binds to a wide sections. The 1–200 µl capasity tips fit most variety of biomolecules, making it a great choice to brands of micropipets. Tips are autoclavalbe bind most anitgens or primary antibodies during and certified RNase-, DNase-, and endotox- ELISA. Includes 50 plates. Microplates are quality in-free. Package of of 576 tips are supplied in tested for lab 14a in Biotechnology: Science for the six hinged top racks that hold 96 tips each. New Millennium curriculum. WLB37001-154 WLB62402-933 Everything You Need For Science From Start To Finish!
  • 12. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:13 AM Page 12 12 Biotechnology Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium The standard for high school and collegiate biotechnology lab-based programs. pAmylase Genetic This pAmylase was created by inserting the amylase gene into pUC 18 plasmid vector. The pUC vector also contains the Ampicillin resistance Technology gene (AmpR), yielding two selection criteria for bacteria transformed with Grade Agarose this plasmid — amylase production and ampicillin resistance. The pamy- Appropriate for most DNA lase at 0.2 ug/ul concentration is used as a known sample, or standard electrophoresis procedures, for DNA electrophoresis in labs 8b, 8f, and 8g from Biotechnology: this agarose powder is spe- Science for the New Millennium curriculum. The molecular weight is cially prepared to allow 6700 bp with a single site for Hind III digestion and three sites for Bam recovery of active DNA after HI. The pAmylase at 0.005 ug/ul concentration is used in lab 8c from separation, with minimal inhi- Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium curriculum to transform JM109 bacteria. bition of restriction and liga- The transformed bacteria are later used to demonstrate scale up prodcution of transformed tion enzymesthan. Dissolge bacteria, and miniprep techniques using lysozyme digestion and alkaline cell lysis. to desired concentration is 1X running buffer. WLB5447081 High gel strength for separating nucleic acid frag- ments greater than 1Kb, melting point 36°C. WLB5447082 WLBIC800668 Promega DNA These high quality DNA Markers were created by digesting specified DNA to completion with one or more restriction enzymes, complete with heat inactivation. The recommended loading for each is 1µl per lane. 40X TAE Used in DNA electrophoresis labs. Note: Perishable. Store frozen. Electrophoresis Shipped next day air on ice. A ship date is required. Buffer Lambda DNA The most commonly used Lambda DNA c1857 Sam7is isolated from infected e.coli strain buffer for agarose elec- W3350 and typically used as a molecular weight marker during trophoresis, this Tris-acetate- DNA electrophoresis. Will yield typical patterns when cut with restriction enzymes. EDTA is certified free of Uncut size is 48.5 kb. Note: Storage at -20°C required, ship date required. Dnase, Rnase, and protease Available to U.S. customers only. activity. Dilute 1 part in 39 WLBPAZD1501 parts deionized water. Store at room temperature. Available Lambda DNA cut with HIND III to U.S. customers only. This high quality DNA marker is created by digesting Lambda DNA to completion WLBPAV4281 with Hind III restriction enzyme, complete with heat inactivation. Great for use as a molecular weight marker during DNAelectrophoresis, it is supplied with 1ml Blue/Orange 6X loading dye. Recommended loading is 1 «M,50[mu lower case]»l per well. Note: Storage at -20°C required, ship date required. Available to U.S. Chymosin, customer only. Recombinant WLBPAZG1711 Rennin A 100% natural chymosin Promega Restriction Enzymes from natural fermentation, One unit of this Restriction Enzyme will digest 1µg of DNA in chymosin is a coagulant 60 minutes in 50mL r x n volume. Each comes in a recycla- often used for cheese- ble packaging that holds the enzyme, buffers, and a lot-spe- making. Activity: cific product information sheet that contains details of the rig- Minimum 600 orous quality control assays performed, product storage and International Milk Clotting usage information, protocols, and references. Used in DNA Units/ml (IMCU/ml). pH: Chapter 8 labs of Biotechnology: Science for the New 5.60 to 5.95. Refrigeration Millennium curriculum. Note: All restriction enzymes is required. Minimum shelf life = 12 months. require storage at -20°C. A ship date is required. Used in Lab 1C of Biotechnology: Science HIND III WLBPAR6041 for the New Millennium curriculum. Note: ECO RI WLBPAR6011 Perishable. Delivery date required. Bam HI WLBPAR6021 WLB1030
  • 13. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:13 AM Page 13 13 Forensic Science Lab Activities You Be the Detective: Unsolved Mysteries CD Put students in the shoes of today’s foren- sic scientists as they use evidence and clues to solve elusive scenarios. From the creators of the Dealing with Murder series, this new set of cases to crack leads students through many essen- tial forensics lessons Forensic Chemistry: Fabric and and skills. From fin- Fiber Analysis Activity gerprint analysis to Discover how fibers and fabric evidence are used to solve message decoding and analyzing DNA patterns from electrophoresis gels, many crimes and cases. Characterize unknown and standard these multidisciplinary activities aid in development of critical thinking skills and fabrics and fibers based on their reactivity to extreme heat, the scientific method. Four separate cases are included — Curse of the strain, solubility, and microscopic characteristics. Using a vari- Mummy, DeathBoat, Slime 9, and Alien Invasion. ety of chemicals and fiber analysis techniques, students will determine what evidence is most important. Includes materi- WLS-1765-65 als for six setups. A microscope is required, but not included. WLS-1765-68 Dealing With Murder: Dead Robbery At and Breakfast Anytown Lab Activity Mall Lab Clues continue to Activity unfold as students Use six different become critical readers types of trace evi- in this engaging lab dence to solve the activity. Beginning with crime in this an evaluation of crime scene sketches, students will analyze lab hands-on CSI-like reports, phone messages, and interviews using methods such as activity. Using the scientific method steps of observation, experimenta- highlighting, tagging, and note-taking. Extracting key information, tion, and interpretation, students will analyze hair, fiber, fabric, blood, fin- hypotheses are soon formulated about the identity of the murderer. gerprints, and handwriting. This evidence coupled with included personal As additional information is uncovered students will reformulate their profiles enables students to crack the case. Includes materials for six stu- initial hypotheses. Eventually students are able to recreate the night dent groups. in question and determine which suspect should be charged with WLS-1765-69 murder. Includes a reference poster with clues and a CD-ROM con- taining all required print material. Blood Spatter WLS-1765-66 Detectives Lab Dealing With Activity Complete over six different Murder: Fatal experiments in this in-depth Error Lab activity kit. It includes use of Activity a build it yourself spatter Richard Webster and his chamber for worry free, crack staff of software aggressive casting tech- developers have locked niques. This process also themselves in a think teaches students the 16 tank until their ground- general rules of blood spatter interpretation and investigative technology breaking computer program “Rosebud” is complete. When the doors terms. Experiments include Distance Effect on Blood Spatter, Identifying finally open Webster’s dead body is discovered, apparently strangled Distance and angle of travel with Blood Spatter, and Investigating Blood by a mouse cord, and his prized program is erased. Can your stu- Spatter with Luminol. A focus on student test knowledge and cross-cur- dents solve this fatal error? Activity includes a laminated reference ricular use of science and writing skills are also applied to creating a crime poster with clues and a CD-ROM containing all required print material. scene scenario. Includes materials for 12 setups. WLS-1765-67 WLS-1765-70 Everything You Need For Science From Start To Finish!
  • 14. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:13 AM Page 14 14 Vernier Probeware Vernier Gas Chromatograph Safely conduct separating, analyzing, and identifying of substances contained in a volatile liquid or gaseous sample with this innovative miniature chromatograph. This compact unit features all of the key components of a traditional gas chromatograph, including an injection port, temperature and pressure controls, a thin capillary column through which different substances pass at different rates depending on various chemical and physical properties, and a sensor for detecting the arrival of compounds. A new patent- ed MEMS chip sensor is also included to allow for room air to be used as a carrier gas. This advanced MEMS chip technology allows an internal pump to push room air through as the carri- er gas for seamless measurements. You can also connec other carrier gases to the unit. Designed for simpleoperation, the chromatograph is easy to work with and ideal for student use. Simply connect the device to the Vernier LabQuest or your own computer for real-time data acquisition. Using either Vernier Logger Pro for computers or Vernier’s LabQuest, you can execute precise experimentation, because of the built-in integration analysis and retention-time determination software. WLS-1807-75 Vernier Vernier LabQuest SpectroVis A rugged new interface designed to be powerful, Fully functional yet incredibly simple, use the versatile Vernier and affordable, LabQuest as a computer interface, a stand alone this visual device, or for data collection in the field. A vivid, array spec- color touch screen makes for easy navigation trometer is and data acquisition. Four push buttons offer capable of measur- quick function access, while an onscreen key- ing 100 wavelengths over a board offers the ability to take notes during range of 400nm to 725nm. Use experiments. Six channels for data collection the unit in your labs to measure include a built-in air temperature sensor, micro- absorbance spectrum of a liquid, conduct Beer’s phone, and sound sensor, plus USB standard law investigations, complete kinetic studies of absorbance and USB mini-AB ports. The device works vs. time, perform equilibrium studies of absorbance vs. with existing Vernier sensors and collects data time and/or absorbance vs. concentration, and more. The samples at a rate of 100k per second. Splash- unit is easy to use and features one-step calibration. proof rubber molding provides durability for use in Conveniently sized, this compact unit is entirely portable, the field and lab. The LabQuest also includes 50 embedded making experimentation accessible in many labs. experiments and a periodic table. Features LED backlight, 320 x 240 pixel Powered by your computer or LabQuest, no additional display, 40 MB data storage with expandable memory through SD/MMC power source is needed to use the SpectroVis. It connects card. Includes DC adapter and rechargeable battery. Size: 6 1⁄ 2" x 4" x 1 5⁄ 8". directly via USB port. The software Logger Pro 3.6 or newer or LabQuest App on LabQuest are required, and WLS-1764-01 sold separately. Size: 15 x 9 x 4cm. Compatible cuvettes with 20 lids are available separately. Charging Station for Vernier Spectrovis WLS-1807-71 Vernier LabQuest 3.5 ml Cuvettes pkg/100 WLS-1807-72 Save set up time and storage space with this charging station. The multi-bay unit holds four LabQuests. Charging indicators let you know when your units are charging and when charging is complete, so you can being data collection. The compact design uses space on your lab bench efficiently. WLS-1807-74 GPS Sensor for Labquest Whether you are traversing a mountain landscape or Optical Fiber orienteering outside ths school building, this sensor allows you to collect location data, Accessory such as latitude, longitude, and altitude right on your LabQuest or computer. Though for the sensor is as small as your thumb, it is packed with capabilities. With the GPS Sensor, LabQuest can record your location as you measure water quality at various Spectravis sites along a stream, then map the data via Logger Pro. Physics students can use a Turn your SpectroVis LabQuest and GPS Sensor to track location vs. sensor data, such as acceleration in a spectrophotometer into an car or train; then Logger Pro can export a color-coded track for display on a map. See emissions spectrometer using a real-time graph of latitude vs. longitude, or export the data to various mapping pro- this SpectroVis Optical Fiber insert. grams, such as Google Maps or ArcGIS. The sensor connects directly to the USB Simply place the unit into the cuvette holder and port and works with LabQuest App and Logger Pro software. point the 1m optical fiber at a light source. WLS-1807-70 WLS-1807-73 Note: Vernier products not available in Canada.
  • 15. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:13 AM Page 15 15 Vernier Probeware Vernier Photogate Use this versatile unit both as a traditional photogate for objects passing between the gate arms and as a laser gate for objects passing outside of the gate. Its gate features an input port, so multi- ple gates can be con- nected in a daisy-chain configuration with up to four gates going to a single interface channel. The Vernier Photogate also sup- ports auto-ID with compatible software. Use the unit to study free fall, air track collisions, pendulum periods, the speed of a rolling object, and much more. The Vernier Optics Expansion Kit Vernier Photogate includes an accessory rod for mounting to a common ring Add on to your Vernier Dynamics System with this kit that stand. The laser gate mode requires the addition of a common pen laser, which allows you to conduct optics experiments such as image for- is directed into the laser port. Using this laser, you can measure the speed of mation with lenses and light intensity vs. distance. You can larger objects such as a rocket, model car, or even a real automobile. even use the kit to build a basic telescope. The Optics WLS-1751-62 Expansion Kit includes three lens holders with bases (100mm, 200mm, -150mm); screen, holder, and base; combi- nation luminous and point light source; light sensor holder; aperture screen; and power supply. WLS-1807-76 Motion Detector Study the motion of a person walking, a ball in free fall, a cart on a ramp, and much more. Using ultrasound to meas- ure distance, the motion detector emits pulses, which are reflected from a target, and then detected by the device. The time it takes for the reflected pulses to return is then used to calculate position, velocity, and acceleration. The detector can measure objects within a range of 15 cm to 6 m. The short minimum target distance allows objects to be closer to the detector and reduces stray reflections. A spe- cial track mode also tailors the sensitivity for dynamics carts on tracks for lower noise and higher quality data. The device attaches easily to the Vernier Dynamics track and has a piv- oting head and rubber feet for ease of use when used with- out the track. WLS-1751-61 Vernier Dynamics System Proven the best value for the physics classroom, the Vernier Dynamics System is a slick combination of track and optics Wireless Dynamics Sensor System bench. The carts are extremely Using Bluetooth® wireless technology, this sensor communicates with your com- low friction, because of the puter without the need for messy wires that once limited the locations in which you sealed bearings and the low friction black anodized track. could set up carts and dynamics systems. The wireless sensor combines a three Machined wheels are truly round, unlike molded wheels, for axis accelerometer, altimeter, and force sensor into one, so you can measure force, smoother motions and more accurate results. Equipped acceleration, and altitude all with one convenient and versatile instrument. You can with a metric scale, the system also includes a collection of also use the sensor as a stand-alone datalogger for a wireless way to collect data stops, feet, and brackets to hold photogates and sensors. from other physics experiments. WLS-1755-75 WLS-1751-67 Note: Vernier products not available in Canada.
  • 16. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:13 AM Page 16 16 Physics FUNdamentals of Physics An Entertaining and Efficient Hands-On System for Introducing Physics FUNdamentals of Physics Optics Track Designed for students in grades 7–12, this collection Offer your students a hands-on experience with geometric optics, of interactive products clearly demonstrates core demonstrating polarization, color mixing, and more. The unique physical science concepts in simplistic and design of this device uses supports that attach to the Fun Stand as a horizontal bar and create a student-friendly optical bench for fun hands-on activities. Each activity is many experiments. Includes four color filters; two polarizing lens- aligned with national standards and es; support brackets; light source; support stand; and two each of includes instructional guides for concave, convex lenses, and mirrors; all securely organized in a both teachers and students. sturdy storage container. Instructions for all activities are also sup- plied. Requires, the Fun Stand, available separately. FUNdamentals of Physics offers: WLS-1804-49 • Activities ranging from introductory demonstrations to inquiry based and quantitative experiments, so you can choose the appropriate skill level for your students • Experiments designed around the Fun Stand, a 1-meter tall support stand that adapts easily and quickly from one demonstration to another • Easy-to-use, portable Photogate System that attaches to all FUNdamentals apparatus for user-friendly set-up every time • Large sized apparatus ensures all students clearly see each classroom demonstration • Easy-to-read scales, printed directly on apparatus for simple and accurate measurements FUNdamentals of Physics: Reflection and Refraction FUNdamentals of Using a plane mirror in addition to a concave and convex mirror Physics Pile with different focal lengths, students encounter reflection through a series of hands-on activities. Students also investigate refrac- Driver/Resonance Tube tion of concave and convex lenses, a lucite block, and glass Uniquely constructed to act as a resonance block. The included prism is utilized to demonstrate separation of tube or pile driver, this simple device is com- light into its component colors. prised of an 80cm acrylic tube with a mounted metric scale on its side. Place a container of WLS-1804-50 play dough beneath the tube to demonstrate conservation of energy. When a mass is dropped from the top of the tube it drives a nail FUNdamentals of into container of play-dough at the bottom. Physics Springs Dropping the mass from different heights push- Three short springs with common es the nail in varying depths. Since the tube is spring constants allow students to clear, the FUNdamentals of Physics photogates investigate both series and parallel can also be used to accurately measure the springs. For an even larger demon- time of the mass through the tube at different stration, five long springs — three heights. Since the velocity at the top of the tube with common spring constants is zero, students can then use the idea of con- and two with higher and lower servation of energy to determine the kinetic spring constants — help students energy at the bottom of the tube and the explore the differences in springs amount of work done on the nail. When the nail of common length. An attached holder and play dough are removed from the meter, scale, and pointer make apparatus, it can be used as a resonance tube. Striking a tuning fork near recording data easy and fun. Kit the bottom of the tube and slowly lifting on the masses inside the tube will includes eight springs, triple spring yeild positions where the tone is louder. Students can use this to investi- holder, meter stick, pointer, multiple gate the wavelength of different tuning forks and to approximate the speed spring bracket, and instructions of sound. Kit includes two different sized dropping masses, 80 cm long with activites. Requires the Fun tube, mounting hardware, nail holder, two nails of different sizes, three tun- Stand and hooked masses, avail- ing forks, a container of play dough, and activity guide. Requires the Fun able separately. Stand and Photogate System, available separately. WLS1804-51 WLS1804-52
  • 17. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:14 AM Page 17 17 Physics FUNdamentals of Physics FUNdamentals of Physics FUNdamentals of Physics Constant Electrical Circuits Motion Car Everything you need to investigate simple, series, and parallel cir- Using a strip of tape and cuits as well and Ohm’s law and resistivity are all included in this this dynamic FUN car, part of the FUNdamentals of Physics series. Instead of the mess your students will clearly of wires usually blocking the study of electrical circuits in tradition- visualize some key physi- al setups, this circuit board has 12 steel posts that are designed cal science concepts. As to accept four types of common circuit components: push button the car rolls over a strip of switch, light bulb, variable resistor, and connecting bar. Three tape, it pushes a marker built-in battery holders allow curcuits to be connected to a 1.5, down in regular timed 3.0 or 4.5 V battery. Kit includes 10 connecting bars, six light bulb intervals — this creates a pattern of dots that vary based on the speed of the bars, two push button switches, a variable resistor, three coils of car. If the car is freely rolling down an incline, the dots will gradually have a various sized wire, graphite rods, steel wool, connecting wires, larger distance between them, illustrating to the students the idea of acceler- and an activity guide. Batteries are required, but not included. ation. If you switch on the motor to one of the four preset speeds, students Size: 33 cm X 33 cm X 4 cm; weight: 5 lbs. are given a stunning demonstration of constant velocity, because no matter what constant speed it was traveling at, the dots are always equally spaced. WLS1804-53 The car’s wheels can also be switched to be freely rolling or driven by four different constants speeds. Requires, but does not include, four AA batteries, a marker, and adding machine tape. WLS1804-66 FUNdamentals of Physics Force Table Economical and convenient, this force table delivers the accuracy of a full unit, but can be stored in half the space. The table’s support rod is designed to attach to the Fun Stand base, which makes the FUNdamentals of Physics line modular and very easy to Rotational Motion set up and use. Table is Simple and fun to operate, this student-friendly apparatus con- marked with degrees and fea- sists of a 40cm wide disc, driven underneath by a motorized tures three hanging stainless wheel. The disc’s moveable pegs can be positoned a specific steel masses and instructions. distance from the center, and a support rod allows a photogate Requires the Fun Stand, avail- to be positoned, reading the frequency of the pegs when placed able separately. at different positions on the spinning disc. When the frequency of WLS-1805-53 the pegs are measured at different positions, but at a constant rotation, students will find the angular velocity to be consistent, while the linear velocities are very different. The drive motor can also be adjusted, so it can be positioned either near the center of the disk, causing a faster rotation; or near the edge, causing a slower rotation. Activity guide is included. Requires the Photogate System, available separately. WLS-1804-54 FUNdamentals of Physics products require the Fun Stand and/or Photogate System, available separately. Find full details online and on page 224.
  • 18. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:14 AM Page 18 18 Loading Port Physics/Spectroscopy Electrodeless Spectrum Tube Viewing Window Power Supply Containing Spectrum Tube This innovative device far surpasses the safety, capability, and con- venience of any other spectrum power supply available for educa- tion. Most current power supplies dangerously expose students to Shell 5,000V. This device’s new, advanced design and features eliminate Containing student’s contact to the voltage source. This safety feature allows Gas Tube you to focus more attention on your students’learning experience instead of worrying about their safety. This revolutionary Safe Electrodeless Spectrum Power Supply with Encased Spectrum Tubes offers the utmost in: Safety • No exposure to voltage source possible • No electrodes are included in the bulbs • All spectrum tubes are encased inside durable plastic Capability • Use with spectroscopes or spectrometers • Bulbs will last an incredible 150 hours of burn time Convenience • Unit can remain on, does not need to be shut down frequently like other models • Storage for tubes included directly on the power supply for quick access • Adjustable height makes fine adjustments in demonstrations fast and easy Affordability • Tube life extended, because theres no exit hole in glass wall for gas leaks that cause lamp failure • Replacement parts rarely needed because smaller electrode wires extend life of unit Adjust height easily. Completely safe to use. Description Product # Spectrum Tube Spectrum Tube Power Supply WLS1804-34 Carousel Spectrum Tube Carousel WLS1805-40 A unique device for stor- ing and using your spec- Hydrogen Spectrum Tube WLS1804-35 trum tubes, this carousel Helium Spectrum Tube WLS1804-36 holds eight spectrum tubes and activates one Neon Spectrum Tube WLS1804-38 tube at a time when Carbon Dioxide Spectrum Tube WLS1804-39 connected to the on- board power supply. To view the other tubes, simply Air Spectrum Tube WLS1804-40 rotate the carousel so a different tube can be acti- Water Vapor Spectrum Tube WLS1804-41 vated. This allows for quick and easy holding and changing tubes for an experiment. Spectrum tubes Argon Spectrum Tube WLS1804-42 sold separately. Unit connects to a typical 120 V Nitrogen Spectrum Tube WLS1804-37 wall outlet. Size: 9" x 9" x 9"; weight: 5 lbs.
  • 19. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:14 AM Page 19 19 AC/DC 30V Physics/Electronics Power Supply Fiber Optic Holder This power sup- ply contains for Red Tide three voltages: This sturdy devices secures the fiber optic 0-30VDC @ 5A, cable during experimentation, making the 0-40VAC @ 5A, cable immovable and ensuring student safety. and 0-110VAC @ The 101mm long optical post can be secured to 2.5A. All three supplies are controlled by the voltage adjust a support stand, while the optical mount attached knob on the front panel. The unit also contains a volt and amp meter to the pole, holds the end of the fiber optic cable — the volt meter is used for both 30VDC and 40VAC output voltages; securely in place. the amp meter only registers the DC output current. The outputs are WLS-1807-41 fuse protected from overload or shorting. Size: 5 3⁄8"H x 7 3⁄4"W x 12"D ; weight 14 lbs. Technical Specifications: Input: 120VAC, 60Hz Output 3: 0-30VDC Solderless Phone Kit Output 1: 0-40VAC Output current: 5A Complete the construction of a push Output current: 5A Output current: 2.5A button electronic telephone. The sec- Output 2: 0-110VAC tionalized construction used in this kit, allows for simple building and testing. WLS-1804-94 The phone itself is equipped with pulse/tone dialing, automatic redial, a ringer turn off switch, four neon bulbs for visual indication of telephone ring- Low ing. Its transparent case reveals the total inner workings of the phone Frequency once constructed. A detailed, easy- Generator to-follow manualand wall-mounting Two potentiometers for cradle are included. frequency and amplitude are featured on this gener- WLS-1807-15 ator along with two dials for selection of frequency and waveform. Two outputs — the alternating signal and the TTL signal — are also included. Frequency range : 1HZ–2 kHz. Waveform: sine square and tri- angular. TTL output: controllable ±13 Volts when auxillary input of 15 Volts is used; 9 volts if batteries are used. The generator can use an external power supply or two 9V batteries you supply. WLS-1804-95 Four Output Power Supply This highly versatile supply comes with digital display for both current and voltages. K’NEX Education Engineering Marvels: Housed in high qual- Buildings, Structures, and Machines ity plastic case, the Support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and unit offers four out- history concepts with this building kit, focusing on real world applica- puts, with each of tions. Students can build nine different realistic models, eight of which the four outputs pro- can be built simultaneously - two at a time. The included 1,355 parts tected from overload build models of the Eiffel Tower, Seattle Space Needle, Flying and short circuit. Perfect for driving motors, digital and ana- Buttress System, Windmill, Crane, Big Ben, Arc de Triomphe, the CN log circuits, light sources, and more, the unit is switchable Tower, and the first iron bridge. Materials are provided for groups of six to eight students working in teams of three to four. A comprehensive, 120 Volt/60Hz and 220V/50Hz. CSA approved. interdisciplinary teacher’s guide includes student readers and career The outputs include : explorations. All materials come packaged in a strong storage case +5V DC, 3 Amp. +12V DC, 1 Amp with movable dividers and a transparent snap-on lid. 0–20V DC, 2Amp -12V DC, 1 Amp WLS-1807-16 WLS-1804-96 Everything You Need For Science From Start To Finish!
  • 20. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:14 AM Page 20 20 Fun Physics CENCO Bull’s Eye Apparatus Cenco has teamed up with Paul Robinson to engi- neered this large-scale ramp that provides accurate, reproducible results. In just minutes, the unit is assembled and ready for use. Simply roll a steel marble down the ramp mounted on a lab table, measure its velocity at the bottom, and then ask students to predict the landing point on the floor. Versions of this lab have been performed for years with make-shift ramps, inferior timing systems, with no or inconsistent release mechanisms for the ball. This new version from CENCO ensures your results are precise and your lesson hits the target. Suggestions for instruction and curriculum applications are included. Size: 138 x 64 x 5cm; weight: 9 lbs. WLS-1804-46 Large Roman Arch Build an arch strong enough to support your weight with this working model. Its construction and applications teach basic concepts of equilibrium, force as vector, and arch structures. The 4“ wide blocks assemble without any glue and allow stu- Fun Flystick dents to easily and safely stand on the arch to illustrate the Students build their own real levitation wand and use them to lift fun, metallic- strength of this classic structure. Includes 26 precision-cut looking shapes. Playing with the wands, students learn about electrostatics and hardwood blocks, instructions, and a full-scale template. Size: the physics of the van de graaff generator. The included, illustrated Magic Wand 35 x 15 x 10cm; weight: 2.25 kg. Manual offers tons of tips and tricks. Includes sticks for five students. Size of WLS-1804-55 each: 18.5" long. WLS-1804-68 Understanding Car Crashes DVDs Produced by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and hosted by Griff Jones, these pro- grams take students into the Institute’s Vehicle Research Center for a fascinating explo- ration of the science concepts behind car crashes. Using a series of vehicle maneuvers on a test track plus filmed results of vehicle crash tests, 3-D Standing Wave Machine Jones explains concepts of physics and biology related This fascinating new invention uses a simple string to car crashes. In Its Basic Physics, inertia, the relation- and advanced electronics for an interactive light ship between crash forces and inertia, momentum and show. Create beautiful and hypnotic 3-D illusions impulse are related to the real world of cars and crash- using light and waves generated with the string. es. Where Physics Meets Biology examines the laws of Different modes allow for interactivity or a class nature that determine what happens to the human demonstration. Device can be hand-held or set on a body in a crash, including how shockwaves can dam- tabletop for an intriguing illustration of standing age tissue and what happens at the cellular level. Both waves. The unit features an AC adapter jack, internal DVDs are extremely relevant to students and will make motors, pulse and speed control, an adjustable lens, students think about automotive safety as well as sci- and collapsable arms. Four AA batteries are ence. Includes a 28-page manual with activities and required, but not included. worksheets. Duration of each: 22 minutes. WLS-1804-44 Its Basic Physics WLS-74466-01 Where Physics Meets Biology WLS-1804-69
  • 21. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:14 AM Page 21 Yenka Modeling Software 21 The lastest generation of educational modelling software, Yenka provides real- istic simulations to illustrate concepts and allows students to easily create con- tent. Equally at home on whiteboards or when used by individual students, this Physics/Software software enables experimentation with the topics you’re teaching in a safe, accurate virtual world. The individual Yenka programs and bundles are deliv- Go Online for a FREE Trial ered to you electronically. Simply download a free plug-in, which includes non- time-limited demo, then register your purchased serial number to gain access to the new areas of the software. This is designed as a site license for one physical address. of the Software System Requirements Windows: XP/Vista (32-bit or later), Pentium III, 1 GHz or higher, 256MB RAM, graph- ics card with OpenGL support and up-to-date drivers, 32MB of graphics card memory Motion Experiment freely with forces and motion, with control over a wide range of parameters. Through simulated demos, you can add balls, blocks and carts, position them, and drop, accelerate or collide them. Define param- eters like mass, elasticity, coefficient of friction, dimensions, velocity and driving force, and add your own images to give context. You can also graph the motion of your parts, plot a wide range of quantities, like velocity, momentum, kinetic and potential energy, or acceleration. Large Site Usage WLS-1804-70 Electricity From the basic batteries, bulbs, and switches to more advanced logic gates, inte- grated circuits and semiconductors, the software provides an understanding of all electricity concepts. Build AC and DC circuits using a wide range of electrical components, and investigate how they behave with mathematically accurate simu- lations. Creating circuits is simple—just use the mouse to drag components from the vast library onto the screen, and then link them by drawing wires between their terminals. As you draw, the animation shows the design springing to life. Large Site Usage WLS-1804-73 Light and Sound Complete realistic simulations of experiments with water, sound or EM waves. Uou can also model ray diagrams for optical systems. To help you get started, a wide range of classroom content with ready-made models, and a set of training videos are provided. Large Site Usage WLS-1804-76 Electrochemistry Electrolysis, electroplating, and cells—a wide selection of simulated activities are Physics Bundle included with this software. Choose from a range of metal or carbon electrodes, and The Physics Bundle includes Motion, Electricity, and combine them with one of 28 different electrolytes. For each electrolyte, you can set Light and Sound software programs. the concentration and volume precisely. Add a battery and wire it to the electrodes, and watch your simulation run. Information about the reactions that take place is dis- Large Site Usage WLS-1804-79 played in the reaction details window. You can look at the reactions and properties at each electrode, as well as at the overall cell equation. Make measurements from your simulation using equipment like a thermometer, a pH meter or a balance, or use the graph tool to plot simulated experimental data. Chemistry Bundle Large Site Usage WLS-1804-85 The Chemistry Bundle includes Inorganic Chemistry and Electrochemistry software programs. Large Site Usage WLS-1804-88 Inorganic Chemistry A virtual chemistry laboratory where you can model experiments and reactions safely and easily, this software also allows you to view reactions using 3-D animations. Drag chemicals, equipment, and glassware from the toolbars at the side of the screen, and Science Bundle combine them as you wish. Then choose whatever quantities and concentrations you The Science Bundle includes all five software pro- like. Reactions are modelled accurately as soon as you mix the chemicals. A powerful grams—Motion, Electricity, Light and Sound, graphing tool is also included to plot data from your reactions, like pH vs. volume. Inorganic Chemistry, Electrochemistry. Large Site Usage WLS-1804-82 Large Site Usage WLS-1804-91
  • 22. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:14 AM Page 22 22 ScholAR AP Chemistry Updated and Improved Separation of Compounds Using Thin Layer Chromatography AP Chemistry Labs Lab Activity Introducing 22 new AP Chemistry labs. After a year of revisions by Aligned with AP Chemistry Lab #18 the expert Scholar chemists, these labs feature familiar lab proce- Simple and quick to perform, this lab activity uses thin-layer chro- dures, but extended and enhanced teacher notes and student matography, an analytical tool that separates mixtures of similar mole- guides. Upgrade your AP Chemistry labs this year and try one of cules based on solubility and adsorption, to separate a mixture of the update Scholar AP Chemistry Laboratory kits. dyes. Students first determine which solvent mixture best separates the various dyes and then determines the Rf for each dye. Once an The improved teacher guides include: optimum procedure has been determined, they identify the dyes in an • Overview and lab objectives unknown mixture, much like the procedures used by analytical and • Correlations to College Board Standards, forensic chemists. Includes enough materials provided for 15 lab • Materials provided, needed, and substitutes groups. Note: Additional shipping fee required. • Safety and disposal notes Chemical Contents: Additional Materials Required: • Before lab preparations and tips for setting up the lab Acetone 250 mL beakers • Extension activities Ethyl Acetate Capillary tubes • Actual lab data and answers to all questions and problems Ethanol Rulers The student guide is written to help students better understand the Hexane calculations used in the laboratory activity. Bromocresol Green Solution Methyl Red Solution The enhanced student guides include: Sudan III Solution • Overview and lab objectives TLC Sheets • Background with sample calculations for a similar lab activity • Pre-lab questions to help them prepare for the lab WLC95915-04 • Materials, safety, clean-up and disposal information • Full procedure with tips for making their lab experience Determination of Mass and more successful • Data tables and probing questions and calculations to prepare Mole Relationship in a Chemical them for the AP Chemistry exam. Reaction Lab Activity Aligned with AP Chemistry Lab #9 AP Chemistry Lab Series When the formulas of products in a chemical equation cannot be Lead students through 22 of the ScholAR lab activities aligned to the balanced, it is possible to use experimental measurements to find AP Chemistry laboratory manual. ScholAR’s Lab Activities for AP the mole ratios. In this experiment, the total number of moles of Chemistry help you meet AP requirements and many are included reactants is kept constant while each reactant is varied. Students here in one convenient, economical package. Each lab contains measure the temperature change on each ratio until the optimum materials for 15 setups and instructions. Note: Additional shipping ratio, one which consumes the greatest amount of reactants and fee required. produces the greatest amount of product in the form of heat, is found. The experiment can be completed in less than 45 minutes List of Lab Activities: and comes with enough materials for 15 setups. Determination of the Formula of a Compound Chemical Contents: Additional Materials Required: Determination of the Percentage of Water in a Hydrate Potassium iodide solution Thermometers Determination of Molar Mass by Vapor Density Sodium Hydroxide Solution 50 mL Beakers Determination of Molar Mass by Freezing Point Depression Sodium Sulfite Solution 400 mL Beakers Determination of Molar Volume of a Gas Sodiuim Thiosulfate 10 mL and 50 mL Graduated Cylinders Standardization of a Solution Using a Primary Standard Determination of the Dissociation Constant, pKa of Weak Acids Bleach Styrofoam Cups Determination of Concentration by Oxidation-Reduction Titration WLC97913-02 Determination of Mass and Mole Relationship in a Chemical Reaction Determination of the Equilibrium Constant for a Chemical Reaction of an Ionic Compound Standardization of a Solution Determining the Appropriate pH Indicator for an Acid/Base Titration using a Primary Standard Lab Activity Determination of the Rate of Reaction and Reaction Kinetics Aligned with AP Chemistry Lab #6 Determination of the Enthalpy Change of a Chemical Reaction In this activity, the concentration of a base solution is determined Separtion and Qualitative Analysis of Cations and Anions using a primary standard. By titrating a known amount of the primary Synthesis of Coordination Compound and its Chemical Analysis standard, KHP with a base solution, an endpoint is reached. Using , Analytical Gravimetric Analysis stoichiometric calculations, the molarity of the base solution is calcu- Spectrophotometric Analysis using Beer’s Law lated. Kit comes with enough materials for 15 setups. Separation of Compounds using Thin Layer Chromatography Chemical Contents: Analytical Balance Preparation and Properties of Buffer Solutions Potassium Hydrogen Phthalate 250 mL Erlenmeyer Flasks Establishing an Electrochemical Series Sodium Hydroxide 50 mL Buret Measurements Using Electrochemical Cells and Electroplating Phenolphthalein Indicator 100 mL Graduated Cylinder Synthesis, Purification, and Analysis of an Organic Compound, Aspirin Additional Materials Required: Ring Stand and Clamp WLC96944-00 WLC97911-04
  • 23. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:14 AM Page 23 23 Your Safety is Our First Priority ScholAR From descriptive labels and an OSHA-WHMIS compliant storage system to worry-free chemi- Lab Activities cal disposal and personalized technical assis- tance, ScholAR Chemistry solutions and serv- ices are designed with your safety in mind. Flame Look in this catalog and online for ScholAR’s Test Lab complete chemical collection, engaging Stations Kit Setting up for your flame test teacher demonstrations, a chemical storage lab just got easier. This kit has start-up kit, and much more. everything you need, conve- niently arranged and clearly explained. Simply open up the five included bottles of chemicals, lay out the wood splints, pass out the instructions, and you are on your way to a suc- cessful lab activity. Cobalt glass is also included to help distin- guish between the potassium and sodium flame test. Enhance this lab activity further by using spectroscopes you provide. Includes enough materials for 100 flame tests. WLC94003-08 Quickly and Accurately Add Chemicals Customize Your Data Talesnick Gas Laws Activity Kits Repeat the experiments Online Chemical Irwin Talesnick, the retired Inventory Database professor from Queens This powerful online tool is University who has been a valuable resource for recognized as one the pre- managing your school’s mier chemical demonstra- chemical inventory through- tors. For more than two View Critical Information decades, Talesnick has out the year. researched the gas laws The ScholAR Chemical Inventory Database allows you to: using simple and sturdy gas pressure apparatus. With his trademark devices perfected, • Quickly and Accurately Add Chemicals these kits are now available for your classroom use. Use the kit Using the Quick Add tool, just start typing a chemical contents to study and demonstrate the gas laws that govern name and the tool narrows your choices, to make selec- chemistry. The Basic Kit contains the Gas Laws jar and custom tion faster. stopper, four syringes, two gas pressure gauges, 10 syringe adaptors, and stopcocks. Basic Kit materials provide enough • Track Chemicals Across Multiple Locations for two different student groups. The Deluxe Kit contains an Seamlessly handle the organization and administration additional jar, custom stopper, gauges, and materials for three of chemicals in different cabinets, rooms, or buildings. different student groups. For a classroom set, order multiples of the deluxe set to meet your classroom’s requirements. Both kits • Customize Your Data require a digital thermometer or temperature probe that must be Add custom locations, hazard codes, supplies, storage ordered separately. codes, and more. WLC94003-40 Basic Kit • Access Crucial Data WLC94004-08 Deluxe Kit Get location, formula, hazards and more - right from the inventory page. ElectroCorr LED Conductivity • View MSDS Indicator with Safety and use information at your fingertips for every ScholAR chemical. Flexible Leads This conductivity indicator • Monitor Your Chemicals includes many user-friendly fea- The inventory page also shows you the expiration date, tures.The device is protected quantity and one click access to the chemical MSDS. from corrosion by a durable plastic case. Its flexible leads A one year subscription gives you access to the online feature a double insulated wire ScholAR CID. Take a FREE tour at joint connection and the unit’s or call customer service for more information. LED illumination becomes more intense with increased conductivity. Size: 1 1⁄4“ x 3⁄4“ x 3“. Requires a 9 volt battery, not included. WLC94998-00 WLC94005-00
  • 24. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:14 AM Page 24 24 ScholAR Chemistry Demonstrations Inquiry In the Bag Demonstrations and Activities Engaging, convenient, and safe — Scholar Inquiry in the Bag activities are a new concept in hands-on chemistry through guided inquiry. Everything you need to complete the demonstration is provided and the entire experiment is performed in a heavy-duty plastic, zipper-lock bag so your students can feel and study the reaction closely, but safely. After observing the demonstration, students are motivated to continue explorations of the concepts observed. Explain the science and then let students expand and further their understanding by asking questions and proposing predic- tions and hypothesis. Their questions and hypothesis determine the direction of the lesson — ask students how you might test the parameters they suggest. Increase the students’ understanding by repeating the demonstration using their recommendations. Each kit contains enough material to repeat the demonstration about 20 times. Thermochemistry In The Bag Reaction In The Bag Inquiry Demonstration Activities Inquiry Demonstration and Feel the heat and Lab Activity study energy Add two dry pow- changes in chemi- ders and an indicator cal reactions solution to the reac- through hands-on tion bag and observe sensation of the what happens. The actual temperature bag cools down and changes. A power- the solution changes ful introduction to colors, then it heats the concept of up and produces a thermochemistry, gas. Ask students this demonstration, what chemical reac- safely contained tions are occurring in within a plastic this simple, yet ziplock bag, will dynamic reaction. generate student Then, explore with questions and them what combina- experiment ideas. tions of reactants result in each of the observations. The Will they want to activity can also be used to introduce writing chemical collect temperature reactions and using heat as a reactant or a product. This data, or change the demonstration is a natural opening to a guided inquiry ratios of the starting materials, or both? You and your students control the activity and a great introduction to chemical reactions and demonstration parameters. The complete Thermochemistry In the Bag kit chemical equations. Reaction in the Bag Inquiry demonstrates both the endothermic and exothermic processes. Demonstration contains enough materials to repeat the Endothermic In the Bag studies a simple endothermic process of dissolving demonstration about 20 times. Reaction in the Bag an inorganic salt that results in a solution that is <10°C. Exothermic In the Inquiry Lab Activity contains enough materials for 60 Bag, studies an exothermic process of dissolving an inorganic salt that will smaller student-led reactions. heat the solution up to >70°C. Kits contain enough materials to repeat the demonstrations about 20 times. Demonstration WLC94002-12 Full Thermochemsitry Demonstration WLC94003-07 Lab Activity WLC94003-10 Endothermic Demonstration WLC94002-30 Exothermic Demonstration WLC94004-01 Mole In The Bag Inquiry Demonstration Activity Kit How big is a Mole? Why is a mole of copper weigh more than a mole of sulfur? Answer these questions while introducing the concept of a mole and its importance in chemistry with this demonstration. Bags containing a mole of several elements and compounds are available to examine, weigh, and explore. Use the mini bags to demonstrate fractions of a mole, then bring the bags out again to demonstrate the relationship between moles and molar solutions. This is a great teaching aid for intro- ducing moles, Avogadro’s number, gram molecular weight, and molarity. WLC94003-30
  • 25. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:15 AM Page 25 25 ScholAR Chemistry Demonstrations PPM Bottle Demonstration Set A traditionally difficult Multicolored Milk concept to visualize, of Magnesia Demonstration parts per million becomes crystal clear Activity Kit with these two clever A simple household remedy for upset stomachs now teaching aids that illustrates key concepts in acid/base chemistry, neu- illustrate concepts of tralization reactions, and kinetics. When a strong acid concentration, ppm, is added to a suspension of magnesium hydroxide and environmental and universal indicator, a series of reactions begin. In pollutants. The PPM these reactions, the dissolved base is quickly neutralized and the solu- Concentration Bottle bility process is slow enough to allow an acidic solution to exist until the contains one million acid is fully neutralized and the basic suspension re-established. A rapid tiny beads but only change of colors from the universal indicator is observed as the solution one orange bead. changes pH. By changing the temperature of the solution using ice, the Other colored beads reaction is slowed down to observe which step is temperature related. represent 10 ppm, An excellent introduction to acids and bases or the kinetics chapter, this 100 ppm, 1000 ppm, kit includes materials for 10 demonstrations. 1%, and 10% con- WLC94003-06 centrations in addition to blue beads that represent the solvent. When your students start to look for the 1 ppm and 10 ppm beads, they will see first- hand that these values are extremely small. PPM Needle in a Haystack Bottle contains one million tiny blue beads and just one orange bead. The single bead is still very difficult to find and demonstrates the minute nature of a ppm concentration. However, without the distractions of all the other Photochemical colors, the single bead is much easier to find. Each demo is available sepa- rately, however, you can order both bottles as the Set and save. Reaction of Thionin PPM Concentration Bottle WLC94002-08 Demonstration Introduce the topic of energy conversions PPM Needle in a Haystack Bottle WLC94003-05 and photochemical reactions with this PPM Bottle Set WLC94004-02 bright and fun demonstration. Students observe how light will activate a chemical reaction. Simply place a solution of thion- in and acidified iron(II) sulfate on an over- head projector and watch the deep pur- Periodic Trends ple color quickly change to colorless. Demonstration Remove the light and the solution will In ten minutes, slowly return to its original purple color. You can also cover half the bag you can demon- and watch only half of the bag change color. strate the peri- WLC94003-02 odic trends in solubility. Add a few drops of one solution to the second, and Complex Iron a donut-shaped white precipitate Flag: Scholar forms. Compare Chemistry the solubility of Demonstration Group I versus Group II metals Kit and the solubili- Demonstrate the principles of a ty within the group. Use an overhead projector to redox reaction by simply paint- provide a better view. Includes materials for eight ing two solutions onto a piece demonstrations, calcium chloride, potassium chlo- of filter paper and allow them to dry. Once dry, spray the ride, magnesium chloride, and sodium silicate. paper with a solution of iron(II) chloride and watch blue and red color appear. WLC94986-00 WLC94956-05 Everything You Need For Science From Start To Finish!
  • 26. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:15 AM Page 26 26 Biology Models Amoeba Proteus Model In a locomotive position, this model reveals all the criti- cal parts of the amoeba proteus, including the nucle- us, contractile vacuole, plastides, and more. Movement of food vacuole is also shown. Model is mounted on base. Size: 51 x 27 x 19cm. WL1774-55 Paramecium Model A double-sided model, this representation of a paramecium reveals both the internal and external struc- ture. One side clearly shows the oral groove and their con- tinuation into the gullet, while the other side shows the details of the internal structure. Model is mounted on a base. Size: 15 2⁄5" x 10 1⁄5" x 4 1⁄4". WL1774-58 Hydra Model A three-dimensional dis- section, this model shows the hydra’s mouth coelentron, testis, gland cells, ovum, and Euglena Model ovary. Structures are An enlarged dissection, this model numbered. Model is shows the various structures of this mounted on stand and common protist. Mounted on a base, includes key card. Size: the model includes a numbered key 42.4 x 31 x 7cm. card. Size: 13 2⁄5" x 9 2⁄5" x 2 3⁄4". WL1774-56 WL1774-57 Buy the Set and Save Microorganism Model Set Buy the complete set and save with this Microorganism Model Set, which includes the Amoeba, Paramecium, Euglena, and Hydra Models. WL1774-59
  • 27. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:15 AM Page 27 27 Biology Models Earthworm Dissection Model Internal and external structures of the earthworm are presented in detail, ideal for accompanying dissections. A portion of the model shows outer features, while a dissection highlights all major systems. Mounted on a plastic base, the model includes a key card for all numbered structures. Size: 13" x 9 2⁄5" x 3". WL1774-68 Taenia Solium (Tapeworm) Model This one-piece model is a comprehensive view of the parasite, Taenia Solium Scolex. Englarged many times, the features are seen in detail. enlargedmany times in one piece. Mounted on a plastic base, the model includes a key card for all numbered structures. Size: 8 1⁄4" x 5 1⁄ 2" x 5". WL1774-71 Frog Dissection Model Cockroach Model Guide students through dissection with this realistic repre- We can learn alot about insects sentation of the common frog. Designed in three-dimen- from this common pest. A sions, the model shows a dorsal view and all internal viscera. enlarged dissection of a cock- Study the circulatory, urinary system, and more in detail. roach shows all internal organs, Mounted on a plastic base, the model includes a key card including the salivary glands. for all numbered structures. Size: 15 3⁄4" x 15 3⁄4" x 6 1⁄4". Mounted on a plastic base, the model includes a key card for WL1774-69 all numbered structures. Size: 16 1⁄2" x 8 3⁄5" x 3 1⁄4". WL1774-72 Locust Dissection Model Accompany dissections of this insect with a magnified Buy the Set and Save view of the locust. A dorsal Animal Model Set view and dissection Buy the complete set and save. This set on the ventral side are presented to show includes the Earthworm Dissection Model, the various structures on this arthropod. Frog Dissection Model, Locust Dissection Mounted on a plastic base, the model Model, Taenia Solium Model, and Cockroach includes a key card for all Model — all ideal for providing a guide to numbered structures. student dissections. Size: 14" x 5 1⁄ 2" x 5 1⁄4". WL1774-73 WL1774-70 Everything You Need For Science From Start To Finish!
  • 28. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:15 AM Page 28 28 Biology/BiOrb 8 Gallon BiOrb Fish Tank BiOrb Aquarium Combine the apperance of a traditional fish bowl with the performance of an 16 Gallon BiOrb Fish Tank advanced built-in filtration aquarium, and you have the ideal tank for your classroom fish. All BiOrb aquariums incorporate an easy to change fil- tration system, designed to pro- vide maximum benefits to both fish and fish keeper. Its stylish, globe design offers strong con- struction and little mainte- nance, making it simple for students to care for fish and observe their behavior. Choose from two sizes to best fit your classroom or lab space. Keep the organisms in your BiOrb healthy by changing the filter every 4–8 weeks. The Service Kit makes it easy — it includes filter cartridge, cleaning pad, and Marine water treatment sachets. Use the Marine Conversion Kit Conversion Kit to convert the tank from freshwater to saltwater fish. The Heater Pack also provides supplies for caring for tropical fish in the BiOrb, including a fully submersible heater. 8 Gallon BiOrb Fish Tank WL1806-08 16 Gallon BiOrb Fish Tank WL1806-16 Service Kit WL1806-05 Marine Conversion Kit WL1806-07 Tropical Heater Pack Tropical Heater Pack WL1806-06
  • 29. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:15 AM Page 29 29 Biology/Cyber Anatomy Cyber Anatomy CD-ROMs Total maneuverability of anatomical structures makes this interactive software program an unfor- gettable learning experience. Lead students through the entire body of an organism, including skeletal, muscular, digestive, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, and reproductive systems. Advanced real-time visualization, enabled by virtual reality technology, allows students to virtually dissect, closely look at the anatomy, and view labeled organs. A transparency tool allows users to look inside various layers of structures and a hide/unhide feature provides a simultaneous view at various layers. By using Cyber Sciences patented visualization methods, students are able not only to view structures, but the interconnection of structures in a system. Intricate detailing and extremely accurate 3-D images reveal spatial rela- tionships between muscle and bone; organs and their placement in detailed relation to others; pre- cise location of anatomical structures; and more. Choose from many software programs featuring the anatomy of popular organisms. System Requirements: Windows: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, 1 GB RAM, Direct#D or OpenGL compatible 3-D graphic Card with 128 MB of RAM, Micosoft Direct X 9.0C or Direct X compatible 3-D graphic accelerator cards Human WL1806-50 Frog WL1806-55 Cat WL1806-60 Human Cyber Anatomy CD-ROM Cow WL1806-65 Frog Cyber Anatomy CD-ROM Cow Cyber Anatomy CD-ROM Cat Cyber Anatomy CD-ROM
  • 30. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:15 AM Page 30 30 Environmental/Water & Air Quality Benchtop Water Quality Meter Measure pH, oxygen reduction potential, MV, conductivity, total dissolved solids, salinity and temperature all with one unit. This meter’s rugged housing features a large LCD displaying the parameter being measured together with time, date, and temperature (in °C or °F). Additional features include automatic or manual temperature compensation, automatic or manual ranging, automatic buffer recognition, digital and analog outputs, Min/Max and 99 data points, data hold, five calibration points, and electrode status indication. No batteries are required for this meter, it operates on AC voltage. Unit comes ready to use with ATC conductivity and pH elec- trodes, multiple electrodes holder arm, AC adaptor, computer cable, and software. It will also accept any pH or ORP probe with a standard BNC connector. Dimensions: 8 1⁄ 2" x 6 1⁄2“ x 2 1⁄4“; weight: 18oz (533g). Specifications: pH range: 0–14, resolution: 0.01, accuracy: ±0.02. MV/ORP range:-1999–+1999, resolution: 0.1mv, accuracy: ±0.2mv. Conductivity range (uS/cm): 0–19.9, resolution: 0.01, accuracy: 1% fs+1d/ range: 0–199.9, resolution: 0.1/ range: 0–1999, resolution: 1. Conductivity range (mS/cm): 0–19.99, resolution: 0.01, accuracy: 1% fs+1d/ range: 0–199.9, resolution: 0.1. TDS ppm range: 0–19.99, resolution: 0.01, accuracy: 1% fs+1d/ range: 0–199.9, resoultion: 0.1/ range: 0–1999, resolution: 1. TDS ppt range: 0–19.99, resolution: 0.01, accuracy: 1% fs+1d/ range: 0–199.9, resolution: 0.1. Salinity ppt range: 0–11.38, resolution: 0.01, accuracy: 1% fs+1digit/ range: 0~80, resolution: 0.1. Temperature range: 23–176°F, resolution: 0.1, accuracy: ±0.9°F/ range: -5–80°C, resolution: 0.1, accuracy: ±0.5°C. WL1807-63 Indoor Air Quality Meter Waterproof Salinity Meter Monitor air quality in your classroom, lab, cafeteria, and other areas with potentially high levels of carbon dioxide with Large Display for a lesson in environmental factors effecting air quality. Achieve highly stable and accurate readings This accurate unit meatures CO2, humidity, dew point, air that are clearly recognizable and recorded with temperature, and wet bulb temperature. The unit’s backlit this meter’s large LCD display. Designed for LCD simultaneous displays CO2 level, humidity and air simple one-hand operation, the meter simulta- temperature, or the user may choose a rotating display of neously displays the parameter being meas- dew point and wet bulb temperature instead of air tem- ured and temperature in °C or °F It features . perature. It also calculates TWA (Time Weighted Average) automatic temperature compensation, 2 pt. and STEL (Short-Term Exposure Limit). Additional fea- calibration, auto power off, hold function, and a tures include simple user calibration of CO2 and RH, low battery indicator. The case is IP65 water- audible CO2 threshold alarms, min/max/ave, hold and a proof, and will float if accidentally dropped into computer interface. Its NDIR (non-dispersive infrared) the water. Comes with four button-cell batter- technology ensures long-term accuracy, stability and reli- ies and a built-in probe with protective cap. ability. Comes in a hard carrying case with four AA batter- Size: 6 1⁄ 2" x 1 1⁄ 2" x 1 1⁄ 2"; weight: 2.4 oz. ies. Size: 8 1⁄ 4" x 3" x 2 1⁄ 2"; weight: 10oz. Specifications: Specifications: Salinity range: 0–10 ppt, resolution: 0.01 ppt, Air Temperature °C range: -10–60º, resolution: 0.1, accuracy: accuracy: 1% fs + 1 d/ range: 10– 70 ppt, resolu- 0.6ºC. Air Temperature °F range: 14–140º, resolution: 0.1, accuracy: 0.9°ºF. RH tion: 0.1 ppt. Temperature range: -32–122°ºF/ -0–50°C, resolution: range: 0–100%, resolution: 0.3, accuracy: ±3%. Dew Point range °C: -13.3–60º, 0.1°, accuracy: ±2°F/ ±1°C. resolution: 0.1. Dew Point range °F: 8–140º, resolution: 0.1. Wet Bulb range °C: - WL1807-61 73.4–60º, resolution: 0.1. Wet Bulb range °F: -100–140°, resolution: 0.1. CO2 range: 0–5000 ppm, resolution: 1 ppm, accuracy: ±30ppm/ ±5%rdg. WL1807-65 Waterproof Conductivity Meter with Large Display Designed for simple, one-hand operation, this highly accurate unit delivers simultaneous readings of temperature and conductivity. The large LCD display makes for clear readings. Pocket Infrared Thermometer Additional features include automatic temper- with LED Light Pen ature compensation, 2 pt. calibration, auto Accurately measure temperature in any lighting conditions with this non-contact power off, hold function, and a low battery infrared thermometer, that features a super bright white LED on one end. A stan- indicator. A waterproof case will protect it if dard AAA battery provides six hours of continuous illumination. Simple to oper- dropped accidentally into the water. Includes ate, just press the button to scan temperature and release to hold. The IR ther- four button-cell batteries and a built-in probe mometer has a response time of 1 second and is protected by a lens cap when with protective cap. Size: 6 1⁄ 2" x 1 1⁄ 2" x not in use. Two LR44 (button cell) batteries provide 35 hours of continuous tem- 1 1⁄ 2"; weight: 2.4 oz. perature measurement. All batteries (one AAA and rwo L1154 button cell) are Specifications: included and the display will inform you when they need to be changed. Comes Conductivity range: 0–1999 us, resolution: 1 us, in an attractive foam lined metal case. Size: 6" x 1⁄ 2"; weight: 2oz (60g). accuracy: 1% fs + 1 d/ range: 0–19.99 ms, resolution: 0.01 ms. Specifications: Temperature range: -32–122°ºF/ -0–50°C, resolution: 0.1°, accura- Temperature range: -33–220°C (-27–428°F), resolution: 0.2°C (0.5°F), accuracy: ±2.5% cy: ±2°F/ ±1°C. or 2.5°C , whichever is greater. WL1807-62 WL1807-64
  • 31. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:15 AM Page 31 31 Environmental/Soils W Bitumen from Oil Sands Lab Activity Using actual oil sands from the Athabasca oil sand deposits in Alberta, students will examine the nature and characteristics of oil sand and then formulate and test methods of bitumen extraction. Each kit includes materials for 10 setups, including 500g of oil sand, filter paper, NaOH prep solution, disposable aprons and gloves, pH test strips, mixing containers and materials, and a comprehensive teacher’s guide with student copymasters. Lab Activity WL1775-30 Oil Sand, 500g Bottle WL1775-31 Soil Nutrients and Fertilizers Pocket Lab Activity Soil Because maintaining Moisture environmental health Meter involves monitoring Test the con- soil and water quali- ditions of ty, this activity is local soil with increasingly relevant this heavy- to environmental sci- duty probe ence studies. Apply that is sized students’ knowledge conveniently of soil’s physical and to carry in the chemical characteris- field. Instant readings are given for moisture tics to this activity content, and no batteries are required for involving nitrogen operation. A plant water chart is also levels. Measuring the included. Size: 10"W x 2 1⁄ 4"H x 1"D. amount of nitrogen in several different soil samples, students determine the role of nitrogen in plant growth and consider the WL1805-86 effect of excess nutrients in an ecosystem. Questions to be answered include, Where caused the heightened nitrogen lev- els? and What are the intended benefits and unintended con- sequences of plant fertilizers. Lab Activity WL1807-66 Refill Kit WL1807-67 Four-Way Soil Analyzer All you need to do to take measurements with this analog meter is to insert it in the soil and move the switch to the Soil/ factor you want to test. It will measure the amount of fertiliz- Sediment er (too little, ideal, too much), Sifter light (0–10), moisture (1–4), Ideal for soil and general particle sifting, this sifter’s 2mm and pH (0–9.0). It doesn’t even aperture (2000 micron) corresponds to sieve size 10. The require batteries. Size: 4 3⁄ 8"L x high-quality, durable wood frame and steel mesh will last 2 1⁄ 2"W x 1 1⁄ 4"D. through years of student use. Size: 24" x 16" x 3". WL1805-85 WL1805-91 Everything You Need For Science From Start To Finish!
  • 32. 1-32 SW New Products_INT 11/11/2009 10:15 AM Page 32 32 Earth Science/Astronomy/Weather Celestron Firstscope Accessory Kit Dobsonian Telescope Expand the capabilities of your Pay tribute to the men and women who brought us one FirstScope telescope to make it step closer to understanding the universe around us more enjoyable and easier to use with the FirstScope. This entry level astro- using materials in the Accessory nomical telescope is created in Kit. It includes a 12.5mm eye- honor of Galileo Galilei and many of piece, 6mm eyepiece, moon filter, history’s most notable astronomers a 5 x 24 finderscope and bracket and scientists, and it proudly dis- - all aupplied in a nylon carrying plays their names around the optical bag. The final piece of the kit is tube. A quality Dobsonian style tele- The SkyX CD-ROM planetarium software that allows you to print scope, the FirstScope features a star charts, display beautiful astronomical photos, identify plan- 76mm aperture reflector optical tube ets and stars, learn the constellations, and much more. that is very easy to observe with — System Requirements: simply navigate the night sky by Windows: XP and Vista moving the tube in the direction of Mac: 10.4.8 and later your desired object. Compact and WL1805-95 lightweight, the scope can travel into the field with you easily, yet makes a decorative accent on your desk or as a classroom display when not in use. Davis Weather Vue Specifications: Weather Station Aperture: 76 mm (2.99“) The perfect tool for collecting data dur- Type: Dobsonian Reflector ing units on weather, this reliable Focal Length: 300 mm (11.81“) weather station provides accurate Focal Ratio: 3.95 monitoring in a self-contained, easy- Eyepieces: 20 mm (15X), 4mm (75X) to-install system. In just minutes, the Weight: 69 oz. outdoor sensor can be set up and WL1805-94 ready to wirelessly send data to your console in the classroom. Once it begins transmitting, you can observe indoor and outdoor temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, dew point, and rainfall over the past 25 days. The unit is also equipped with forecast icons, graphs of weather trends, sunrise/sunset times, moon phase, alarms, and more. A user-friendly key- pad is accompanied by an easy-to-read backlit LCD screen. Specifications: Indoor temperature range: 32°F–140°F/ 0°C–60°C; outdoor temperature range: - 40°F–150°F/ -40°C–65°C; temperature accuracy: ±0.1°; humidity range:1%–100%; humidity accuracy: ±3%; barometric pressure range: 16“–32.5“ Hg/ 410–820 mm Hg/ 540–1100 hPa/ 540–1100 mb; dew point range: -105°F–130°F/ -76°C–54°C; dew point accuracy: ±3°F/ 1.5°C; heat index range: -40°F–165–F/ -40°C–74°C; heat index Earth and Space, accuracy: ±3°F/ 1.5°C; wind chill range: -110°F–135°F/ -79°C–57°C; transmission range: up to 1000‘ in open air; receiver size: 18 1⁄4“H x 7 1⁄4“W x 15 1⁄4“D. Force and Motion WL1805-83 Demonstrator Illustrate a wide range of force Barometer Tutor and motion principles behind Deliver precise and accurate readings of atmos- gravity fields, trajectories and pheric pressure with this device as well as manip- orbits, magnetic fields, coriolis ulate air pressure to simulate changes in atmos- effect, black holes, rotation, and pheric pressure. The squeeze bulb and hose revolution — all with one inno- allow you to manipulate the air pressure within vative device. Using an over- the device, so you can directly observe how a head projector or lab table, students conduct experiments with barometer responds to and measures this air pres- super magnets, moving objects, event templates, and a trans- sure. Then you can use these measurements to parent (8 1⁄2") motion wheel. These investigations provide first- make powerful predictions about the weather in your hand observations of Earth’s motion. Extension activities also area. This barometer operates without liquid, but uses a allow you to use the device to explore Earth’s heat transfer thin metal diaphragm mechanism to measure the effect of cycles; including radiation, conduction, and convection currents atmospheric pressure. The unit is circular, constructed of two identical convoluted and their impact on both air and ocean circulation, and the diaphragms sealed at their edges. When this capsule is completely evacuated of movement of magma deep beneath the Earth’s crust. The air, it will respond to pressure changes in the atmosphere. Such changes propor- demonstrator includes one Plexiglas wheel, two super magnets, tionally affect the changes in the thickness of the capsule, which are magnified clear tubing, bumper pads, steel balls, and a variety of clips and through levers, finally causing a needle to rotate over a circular scale divided into connectors, along with a detailed teacher’s guide, and set of equivalent inches of mercury and millibars. This action observed on the Barometer activity transparencies. Tutor gives students full understanding of barometric pressure. Size: 8" diameter. WL1805-97 WL1805-98