Kidney Dialysis

Catalog #STO-101

Create a model of a kidney dialysis machine.

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class periods + homework

How does a kidney dialysis machine remove wastes from the blood of a patient with kidney failure? Create a mini-model of a dialysis machine.

  • Determine what substances diffuse from the patient into the machine.
  • Determine what substances should be added to the fluid in the dialysis machine to prevent the loss of essential materials.
  • Compare hemodialysis (using a dialysis machine) to peritoneal dialysis (an alternative treatment for kidney failure).

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$12.00 ea.
10 - 24$11.40 ea.
25 - 1000$10.80 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • Dialysis color print handout
  • Dialysis tubing
  • Plastic cup
  • Simulated “Red Blood Cells”, “Glucose”, "Protein", and “Urea”
  • Salt
  • Test strips for simulated protein, glucose and salt testing

Also required: Water, safety goggles

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Refill Your Kit

Kidney Dialysis – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-101U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$98.00 ea.
10 - 1000$93.10 ea.

Kidney Dialysis – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-101R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$37.00 ea.
10 - 1000$35.15 ea.

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I love the concept for making labs easy and informative for the students.

- High school biology teacher (MO)

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