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Jackie Delier  –  delier_jackie@svvsd.org  –  303.702.7748
Mark Anderson  –  anderson_mark@svvsd.org  –  303.702.7748

Reserve a FOSS Kit – Science to Go Request Form

 

Science Materials Available for Checkout

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Destiny
 formerly known as Web/MAX, is the shared district library located at Media Services. It includes many different material types, including DVD’s, book sets, audio books, models and Department of Wildlife kits.     Destiny Catalog    Destiny Tutorial & FAQ
   Search Under “District Media – Curriculum Support”

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Swift Optical Laboratory Microscopes: 6 per crate. Contains a collection of books, slides and activities to use with the microscopes. (Kit SK1)

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Department of Wildlife Kits Available for Checkout

Animal Signs – shows students how to recognize the animals that have been in the area through tracks, scat and other signs. Kit includes a video, publications and Project Wild activities. (Kit SC1001)

dow critter crates-animal tracks animal tracks-mountain state mammals
animal tracks-foot prints animal tracks-scat

 

Herptiles – Photos, turtle shells and skull, publications, a video and Project Wild activities complete this kit on herptiles. (Kit SC1002 )

DOW Critter 1) herptiles-books
herptiles-shells herptiles-skulls

 

Raptors – Feet, wings, skulls and tails of raptors are provided for this unit. Kit includes a video, publications and Project Wild activities. (Kit SC1000)

dow critter crates-raptors raptor-books
raptors-talons raptors-wings and tails

 

Birds/Waterfowl – Duck and grouse wings and feathers, publications, videos and Project Wild activities create this kit on wetlands and migration. (Kit SC1005)

D.O.W. Critter Crate-Birds and Waterfowl birds and waterfowl-feathers and wings
birds and waterfowl-books birds and waterfowl-displayed feathers

 

Mammal Hides – The hides of 17 mammals and the antlers and horns of 5 mammals provide students the opportunity to learn about mammals. Publications, videos and Project Wild activities complete the kit.  (Kit SC1003)

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mammal hides - dow publications Mammal Hides - Hides

 

Mammal Skulls – Skulls of twelve mammals are the centerpiece of this kit which also includes videos on bats and mammals and Project Wild activities. (Kit SC1004)

D.O.W. Critter Crates-Mammal Skulls mammal skulls-books

 

Biological Science Initiative Skull Collection and Exercises – Included in this kit are all of the skulls, post-cranial casts, labs and exercises needed to use this kit properly. Examples include: A. africanus skull, Homo erectus skull, female gorilla skull, modern male human skull, Homo erectus pelvis, A. afarensis pelvis and femur, bow calipers, rulers, and much more. We hope that you and your students will enjoy learning more about the natural history of humankind and primate evolutionary biology through the use of this set of skull and post-cranial casts.   (TK10)  BSI Learning Activities (PDF)

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Animal Cell Model (TK 25) – This small, soft foam model demonstrates a cross-section of an animal cell. One half of the model is labeled with key cell organelles while the other is not. Organelles included are cytoplasm, cell membrane, nucleus, nucleolus, chromatin, rough endoplasmic reticulum, smooth endoplasmic reticulum, mitochondria, vacuole, lysosomes, ribosome, golgi apparatus, and centrioles.

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Animal Cell Model                                   Advanced DNA Lab Station

Advanced DNA Lab Station (TK 12) – FOR HIGH SCHOOL USE ONLY. This kit arrives in two large totes and is very fragile and expensive. It is a complete system for up to six DNA and protein electrophoresis operations. TEACHERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CARE AND REFURBISHMENT OF THIS KIT.

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Atomic Structure and the Atom Building Game (TK 21) – The three atomic structure games in this kit reveal the inner workings of the atom and demonstrate the principles behind the periodic table of the elements, lasers, nuclear reactions, radioactivity, and many other fascinating phenomena. And besides being challenging, they are lots of fun! This set of games costs $85. TEACHERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CARE AND REFURBISHMENT OF ANY ITEMS LOST OR DAMAGED.

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Cell Model (TK 54) – A 10x10x10 inch model which graphically represents the structure and parts of an individual cell.

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Circulatory System (TK 22) – An 18×24 inch model which features a cutaway view of the interior structures of the heart. Shows the circulatory system on a silhouette figure. An artery depicts structural layers of the wall and a length of vein with a valve is shown.

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Circulatory System                                           Digestive Systems

Digestive Systems (TK 7) – Chart shows all the organs of the digestive system as they relate to one another in the body. Shows dissected stomach and enlarged intestine.

Ear Model (TK 53) – A model of the human ear.

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Ear Model                                                              Eye Model

Eye Model (TK 52)– A model of the human eye.

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Electric Circuits Kit (TK 20) – FOR HIGH SCHOOL USE ONLY. This kit is a powerful tool for understanding how electricity works in circuits. Students are able to perform experiments that explore the concepts of voltage, current and resistance in simple circuits. The design of the board and accessories allows the students to connect circuits that clearly match their diagrams. The materials in this kit cost $150. TEACHERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CARE AND REFURBISHMENT OF THIS KIT.

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Electric Circuits Kit                                      GPS Field Kit

GPS Field Kit (TK 11) – This kit includes 10 Triton 400 GPS ( global positioning system) units. Also included are the USB cables, software and reference guide. These are for use by St. Vrain teachers ONLY. (NOTE: THE MATERIALS IN THIS KIT ARE EXPENSIVE. PLEASE TAKE CARE OF THE ITEMS IN THE KIT AND RETURN IN THE SAME CONDITION THAT IT WAS RECEIVED. TEACHERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CARE AND REFURBISHMENT OF THIS KIT).

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Foot and Leg Bones (TK 59) – Presents a replica of bones of the foot and leg including part of the pelvis.

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Foot and Leg Bones                                      Hand and Arm Skeleton

Hand and Arm Skeleton (TK 56) – Features a full-sized and jointed model of the human arm and hand.

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Hand Bones (TK 62) – Features a replica of the bones of the hand.

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Hand Bones                                                           Heart Model

Heart Model (TK 23)  – A model of the human heart showing both internal and external structures.

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Jaw with Removable Teeth (TK 23) – Features a 3-D representation of the lower jaw (mandibula) complete with three removable teeth.

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