IS8705 Crystal Growing Kit

This kit offers a chance for students to view the formation of colorful and unique shaped crystals. Over the period of a week, students will be able to observe natural formation of crystals. This kit also provides teachers with the opportunity to discuss the formation of crystals and how they play a role in the rock cycle. Students can also investigate different types of crystals that they encounter every day and view the different forms crystals can make.

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*

Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B; ESS2.A; ESS2.C
Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-1; MS-PS1-5; MS-ESS2-1; MS-ESS2-4; HS-ESS2-5
Cross Cutting Concepts: Structure and Function; Scale, Portion and Quantity; Energy and Matter; Stability and Change
Engineering Practices: Developing and Using Models; Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

Kit Includes:
50g Potassium Ferrocyanide
100g Nickel Sulfate
20g Aluminum Potassium Sulfate
35g Copper (II) Sulfate
65 Crystal Growing Pads
65 Plastic Trays
30 Hand Magnifiers

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*”Next Generation Science Standards” is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Nickel (soluble compounds), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. For more information go to

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