Pre-order: Ocean Explorer Testkit 2021 Edition!

$250.00

For pre-order! We’re launching our next version of our Ocean Explorer Testkit for delivery by mid-June.

Next time you head to the ocean, you can do so as a scientist! Our Ocean Explorer kit comes with all the tools you’ll need to collect baseline information about ocean water quality. Also comes with your choice of a refractometer or a salinity meter.

You can also add your own custom logo for an additional fee! Just let us know.

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Description

Good water quality is critical to the health of coral reefs and all the habitats in the ocean. We’re testing for some general health parameters, like temperature, salinity, pH, alkalinity, hardness, water clarity and depth. These give us an idea what conditions are like, and teach us that every region is different, through natural and unnatural conditions. For example, salinity and temperature affect water density! These tests, along with your observations on what you see, smell and hear, help give context to your environment and encourages participants to actually look around!

Each kit contains…

Thermometer (air temperature, water temperature)
Secchi disc (water clarity or depth)
Test strips  (pH, alkalinity, nitrate, nitrite)
*Refractometer
Sample container
Ocean Explorer field notepad
3 Whirl pak bags
Field guide
4 stickers and 3 badges
Reacher stick

*Refractometer: the equipment is easy to maintain and calibrate. If you would prefer, you can swap for a salinity meter, please contact us. Readings for the meter are more precise. However, it will need regular calibrating, maintenance, and possible replacement due to damage from salt water.

Additional information

Weight 1.65 kg
Dimensions 18 × 24 × 25 cm
Language

English, Français

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