Keeping a Balance: Homeostasis & Negative Feedback – Free Sample

Catalog #STO-121F

How are negative feedback mechanisms used to maintain homeostasis?

Time To Complete Time to complete: Three 40-minute class periods
  • Do a hands-on simulation to show how “Cupples” maintain homeostasis.
  • Use a graphic organizer to illustrate feedback control mechanisms for regulating body temperature.
  • Learn how blood glucose concentration is regulated.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • Negative Feedback Graphic Organizer cards
  • 1 tube of “Cupple Blood”
  • 1 tube of “Sugar ”
  • 1 tube of “Exercise”
  • 2 labeled droppers
  • 1 small cup labeled “Cupple”

Also required: Scissors, Safety goggles

Teacher Testimonial

For several weeks we have done about 3 – 4 kits a week and my students have loved the pace and activity. To see their faces recognize change and surprise is priceless.

- 7th-8th grade science teacher (TX)

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