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Product Description:

Introduce your students to the critical issue of microplastics in our environment with the Brainy Briny Fake Fluorescent Food Workshop. Designed for middle and high school classrooms, this engaging workshop combines hands-on learning with expert insights, helping students explore the impacts of microplastics through innovative experiments.


  • Educational Value: Tailored specifically for young learners, the workshop includes a blend of scientific experiments and interactive discussions.
  • Comprehensive Kit: Each workshop comes with three detailed microplastic kits containing all necessary materials for the experiments.
    • Live adult Brine Shrimp, approximately 50 individuals

    • 2 tissue culture flasks (control and experiment)

    • Microplastic powder (fluorescent)

    • Magnifying glass

    • LED blacklight

    • Pipette

    • Petri dishes

  • Expert Interaction: Includes a 15-minute live Zoom session with Algae Research and Supply scientists, featuring a tailored PowerPoint presentation.
  • Teacher Training: A preparatory teacher training video ensures educators are well-equipped to guide the workshop, enhancing its educational impact.
  • Resource Support: Accompanying handouts provide students and teachers with valuable information and further learning resources.

Top 5 Covered NGSS Standards:

NGSS Standard Code Description
MS-LS2-1 Analyze and interpret data on the relationships among different biotic and abiotic components in ecosystems.
MS-ESS3-3 Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing human impact on the environment.
HS-LS2-6 Evaluate claims, evidence, and reasoning that the complex interactions in ecosystems maintain relatively stable numbers and types of organisms in varying conditions.
HS-ESS3-4 Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.
HS-ETS1-3 Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to an engineering problem that considers the environment.

This workshop is an excellent way to bring real-world scientific inquiry into the classroom, equipping students with knowledge and skills to address environmental issues.


Scheduling your Workshop

Once you complete your purchase we will email you with a link to our calendar to schedule your workshop within 2 business days.