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Science in the Studio

a guide to science resources at CCA

Equipment Collection

Equipment available for faculty checkout:

Optical equipment:

  • Magnifying Bug and Insect Viewer with Glass Lens & Measuring Grid (12x)
  • Pocket Magnifier, 5X, 10X, 15X Triple Lens (24x)
  • Stereomicroscope (10x)
  • Polarizing microscope (1x)
  • USB Microscope 
  • Wifi Microscope

Field work /natural history:

  • GPS units (24x)
  • Binoculars
  • Nikon Prostaff 3 16-48x60 Spotting Scope Kit (Straight Viewing) (2x)
  • Pentax PTX62216 8.5 X 21 mm Papilio II Binoculars (24x)
  • Botanical collection tools and plant press
  • Dissection kits (scalpels, scissors, probes, forceps, dissection pins)

Environmental monitoring and analysis

  • Digital Solar Power Meter
  • Indoor Air Quality Meter
  • Acid Rain Study Kit
  • Electronic Soil Outfit
  • Soil Macronutrients & Micronutrients test kits
  • Water Investigation Kit (Alk, NH4, BOD, Cl-, Cl, Cr, Cu, hardness, Fe, NO3, DO, pH, P)
  • Water Pollution Outfit

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