SC Life Equipment Footlockers

SC Life has developed 8 equipment footlockers containing: a laptop computer, plant press, insect collection equipment (sweep net, beat sheet, kill jars, insect pins, spreading board, pinning blocks, an insect clamp, kick net and sorting pan), mammal skull collection, Moticam 1000 (a digital camera that attaches to any microscope), digital camera, digital video recorder (MovieMaker software), temperature probe, pH meter, waterproof pH and temperature probe, infrared temperature probe, thermo-hygrometer, a wind gauge, electronic stop watch, metric measuring tape, electronic scale, soil auger, electronic caliper, GPS unit (with mapping software), LaMotte water quality test kit, flagging, set of Vernier environmental sensors and a teacher’s notebook.  
 
To borrow a footlocker, teachers must enroll in an SC Life graduate course that will teach them to use the equipment.  There are SC Life lesson plans use the contents of the footlocker and can be downloaded as pdf files.

Quick Reference Manual for Operating the Software on the Laptop (PDF, 1MB)
Quick Reference Manual for Operating the Digital Camera (PDF, 1MB)
Quick Reference Manual for Operating the Digital Video Camera (PDF, 1MB)
Instructions for Operating the GPS Unit (PDF, 1MB)
Instructions for Operating the Infrared Thermometer (PDF, 1MB)
Instructions for Operating the Thermohygrometer (PDF, 1MB)
Instructions for Operating the Wind Gauge (PDF, 1MB)
Instructions for Operating the Soil pH Meter (PDF, 1MB)
Instructions for Operating the Waterproof pH meter (PDF, 1MB)
Instructions for Operating the Digital Thermometer (PDF, 1MB)

SC Life materials are available for use only in non-profit educational activities.  Any other uses, including activities involving fees for instruction and/or materials, must receive permission from the SC Life Project Director.  Contact Ginger Foulk, SC Life Project Office, 132 Long Hall, Clemson, SC 29634, 864-656-4224, with questions about any of our SC Life materials or programs.