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Name: _________________________________________________ Date: _________________ Period: ______________ A Controlled Experiment – Brine Shrimp Environment Purpose: In this controlled experiment you are going to try and determine the best environment for Brine Shrimp to live. Before you start the experiment, you need to complete some background research on the type of environment that Brine Shrimp thrive in. Materials: 35 mL - 0% noniodized salt solution (tap water) 35 mL - 3% noniodized salt solution 35 mL - 10% noniodized salt solution 3 petri dishes graduated cylinder marking tool flat spatula brine shrimp eggs Procedures: 1. Use masking tape and label the 3 dishes. 0%, 3%, 10%. 2. Using the graduated cylinder, measure out 35 mL of tap water (0%) and place into the petri dish labeled 0%. 3. Using the graduated cylinder, measure out 35mL of the 3% salt solution and place into the petri dish labeled 3%. 4. Using the graduated cylinder, measure out 35mL of the 10% salt solution and place into the petri dish labeled 10%. 5. Using the flat spatula, remove a small amount of brine shrimp eggs and sprinkle them evenly over the surface of
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