Live Organism Schedule

Live Organism Schedule

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Live Organism Schedule For FOSS Second Edition Modules

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Module
Organism
Investigation
and Part
Amount Needed
Delta Part #
Live Organism Coupon (LOC)
When to Order
Notes
Guppies
Inv. 1, Part 4
8
270-4518
3 weeks before start of module
LOC includes guppies, goldfish, Elodea
Goldfish
Inv. 1: Parts 1–4
4
270-4518
3 weeks before start of module
LOC includes guppies, goldfish, Elodea
Elodea
Inv. 1 and Inv. 2, Part 3
6–8 sprigs
270-2220
3 weeks before start of module
LOC includes guppies, goldfish, Elodea
Water Snails
Inv. 2, Part 3; Inv. 4, Part 4
12
270-2259
3 weeks before start of module
LOC includes pond and ramshorn snails
Land snails
Inv. 2, Parts 1–3; 4.1
12–15
N/A
N/A
Collect locally
Land snails
Inv. 2, Part 3; Inv. 4, Part 4
12–15
N/A
N/A
Collect locally
Redworms
Inv. 3
30
270-4052
2 weeks before start of module
Earthworms (night crawlers)
Inv. 3, Part 3
12
270-4052
2 weeks before start of module
Pill bugs/Sow bugs
Inv. 4
25 each
270-4338
1 week before start of module
LOC includes pill bugs and sow bugs
Fertile Chicken Eggs
Inv. 5
12
N/A
3 weeks before start of module
Obtain locally
Set of 5 Live Organisms
270-4518
3 weeks before start of module
LOC includes all organisms listed above except for land snails
Pillbugs/sowbugs
Inv. 3, Part 2
25 of each
270-4063
After completing Inv. 1, Part 2
LOC includes both pillbugs and sowbugs
 
Earthworms
Inv. 3, Part 2
50
270-0224
After completing Inv. 1, Part 2
 
Set of 2 organisms (isopods and earthworms)
Inv. 3, Part 2
270-4550
After completing Inv. 1, Part 2
Mealworms
Inv. 1
200
270-4085
Three weeks prior to starting the module
Waxworms
Inv. 2
75
270-4096
Two weeks prior to starting the module
Milkweed Bug Eggs
Inv. 3
50
270-4107
Two weeks prior to starting the module
Silkworm Eggs
Inv. 4
50
270-4118
Week 2 of instruction
Painted Lady Butterfly Larvae
Inv. 5
5–10
270-4129
Week 3 of instruction
Giant Ant Farm and Ants
Inv. 6
1
1585598
Week 3 of instruction
Crickets
Inv. 6
12
270-4130
Week 3 of instruction
Set of 6 (includes above organisms; no ants or antfarm)
Inv. 1–6
1 set
270-4140
Three weeks prior to starting the module
LOC includes 1 full set of all organisms listed except ants and antfarm
Mealworms
Inv. 1
200
270-4085
Three weeks prior to starting the module
Milkweed eggs
Inv. 3
50
270-4107
One week prior to starting the module
Silkworm eggs
Inv. 4
50
270-4118
Week 2 of instruction
Painted Lady larvae
Inv. 5
5-10
270-4129
Week 3 of instruction
Set of 4 of above organisms
Inv. 1, 3, 4, and 5
1 set
1459532
Three weeks prior to starting the module
LOC includes mealworms, milkweed eggs, silkworm eggs, and painted lady larvae
Crayfish
Inv. 3
12
270-4184
Week 1 of instruction
LOC includes 12 crayfish and 12 water plants
Water (Aquatic) Plants
Inv. 3
12
270-4184
Week 1 of instruction
Crayfish will eat the water plants. Extra will be needed.
Land Snails
Inv. 4
18
N/A
N/A
Must be obtained locally
Bess Beetles
Inv. 5
12
270-4420
Week 6 of instruction
Darkling Beetles
Inv. 2
50
270-4151
Three weeks prior to starting the module
Ongoing observations throughout the module
Pillbugs/sowbugs
Inv. 2
25 each
270-4151
Three weeks prior to starting the module
LOC includes 25 each pillbugs and sowbugs
Pond Snails
Inv. 2, Part 1
12
270-2259-873
One week prior to starting the module
Goldfish
Inv. 4, Part 1, 2
24
270-4162
Week 3 of instruction
LOC includes 10 guppies and 2 goldfish
Elodea sprigs
Inv. 4, Part 1, 2
12
270-4162
Week 3 of instruction
Goldfish will eat elodea
Gammarus
Inv. 4, Part 1, 2
30
270-4349
Week 3 of instruction
Goldfish will eat gammarus
Pond Snails
Inv. 4, Part 3
12
270-2259-873
Week 3 of instruction
Set of 3 (includes all of above)
Inv. 2 and 4
1 set
270-4327
Three weeks prior to starting the module
LOC includes 1 full set of the above organisms