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Backpack Lab Soil Quality Educational Test Kit - HI3896BP



The HI3896BP is a Backpack Lab designed for educators and environmental science students, containing lessons, activities, and chemical test kits that relate to important parameters evaluated in soil quality. Backpack Lab is designed with all the necessary components to take this durable backpack to the field for on-site measurements.

  • Laminated field test procedures
  • Lab activity worksheets
  • Backpack carrying case for easy transport


Tests for:

  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • pH
  • EC
  • TDS
  • Temperature

All tests have high resolution results based on the expected range of measurement

Replacement reagents available, each parameter can be ordered individually

Includes teacher's manual, lesson plans, classroom activities, and field testing procedures

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Product Name Backpack Lab Soil Quality Educational Test Kit - HI3896BP
Quote Required No
pH Range 0.00 to 14.00
pH Resolution 0.01 pH
pH Accuracy ±0.05 pH
pH Calibration automatic, one or two-point with two sets of standard buffers (pH 4.01 / 7.01 / 10.01 or 4.01 / 6.86 / 9.18)
EC Range 0 to 3999 µS/cm
EC Resolution 1 μS/cm
EC Accuracy ±2% F.S.
EC Calibration automatic, one point at 1413 µS/cm
TDS Range 0 to 2000 mg/L
TDS Resolution 1 mg/L
TDS Accuracy ±2% F.S.
TDS Calibration automatic, one point at 1382 mg/L (ppm)
Temperature Range 0.0 to 60.0°C / 32.0 to 140.0°F
Temperature Resolution 0.1°C / 0.1°F
Temperature Accuracy ±0.5°C / 1°F
Thermistor Temperature Range -50.0 to 220°C
Thermistor Temperature Resolution 0.1°C (-50.0 to 199.9°C); 1°C (200 to 220°C)
Thermistor Temperature Accuracy ±0.3°C (-20 to 90°C); ±0.4% F.S. (outside)
Thermometer Probe stainless steel probe; 125 mm x dia 5 mm (4.9 x dia 0.2’’)
Nitrate Measurement Type colorimetric
Nitrate Range traces, low, medium, high
Nitrate Method Ned
Nitrate Number of Tests 25
Phosphorous Measurement Type colorimetric
Phosphorous Range traces, low, medium, high
Phosphorous Method ascorbic acid
Phosphorous Number of Test 25
Potassium Measurement Type turbidimetric
Potassium Range traces, low, medium, high
Potassium Method tetraphenylborate
Potassium Number of Test 25
Ordering Information HI3896BP Backpack Lab test kit includes agriculture test kit pro, HI98129 Combo pH/EC/TDS/temperature tester, HI145 digital thermometer, set of 6 field test procedures, teacher’s resource CD, teacher’s guide and backpack.
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