Thank you for visiting our site. However, we have closed for business and will no longer be selling or supporting BioPop products, nor taking any additional orders. We will honor any active gift coupons if redeemed by March 31, 2018. If you would like to get a DinoFood equivalent to feed your DinoPet or DinoSphere, please search for dinoflagellates and filtered sea water options available for sale on internet sites such as Amazon and Google.

We have enjoyed being able to bring to people interactive and living products that inspire connectivity with the natural world and hope that an appreciation for biological science continues to awaken the imagination in minds of all generations.

Dino Pet Education Kit


Bring the Dino Pet into your classroom or kitchen to teach introductory science lessons in a unique and fun way!

Delight students with an interactive and ready-made science experience.

Keeping students engaged in the sciences is tough work.
The Dino Pet Education Kit provides 2nd-4th grade teachers an exciting, immersive lesson that’s ready to teach right out of the box.

Are you a middle or high school teacher?
Click here to discover how dinoflagellates can fit in your curriculum!

Inspire young minds with the magic of bioluminescence.

The Dino Pet sparks students’ innate curiosity by providing a first-hand experience into the natural wonders of bioluminescence. Demonstrate the study of living organisms with a glowing aquarium you can fit in the palm of your hand.

Leave stress behind with ready-made educational material.

Tired of time-consuming lesson preparation? Our Dino Pet Education Kit is designed to be teachable on day one. With caretaking logs, writing prompts, games, and more, students will enjoy a science experience that’s fun and engaging.

Watch students learn science through immersion.

With the Dino Pet, the students become the scientists. By asking questions and learning to observe phenomena closely, your students will gain the building blocks of sound critical thinking.

How the Dino Pet Education Kit Works

The Dino Pet contains bioluminescent plankton and seawater. With a gentle shake at night and some easy daytime care, the Dino Pet will give off a blue glow in the dark. It’s a no-mess, no-fuss opportunity for students to get a close-up interaction with bioluminescence. The Dino Pet will live in your classroom during the day, and travel home with students for observation during nights and weekends.

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What’s Included

  • 1 optically clear, apatosaurus-shaped micro-aquarium
  • 1 pouch of living, bioluminescent dinoflagellates
  • 2 pouches of Dino Food
  • 1 Storybook // A Dino’s Tale
  • 1 plush Dino Stuffy
  • Additional tubes so that multiple students can bring bioluminescence home
  • 1 year warranty // if your population dies out for whatever reason, we’ll send you FREE replacement dinoflagellates and Dino Food- you only pay for the shipping!
  • A link with downloadable educational material

The Educational Material

We teamed up with The Education Center LLC to develop custom material that is ideal for 2nd- 5th grade students. The information and activities will inspire young students to understand and appreciate bioluminescent marine life, and give them a sense of responsibility.

Educational Material includes:

  • “Teach With a Dino Pet” instruction page
  • A letter to send home to parents
  • Dino Pet Caretaking Log // Cover Sheet, “How to Take Care of Our Dino Pet” instruction page, and the Dino Pet Observation Log that each student will fill out
  • “Dino Pet Care” mini poster to hang up in the classroom- keep track of who the caretaker is and when the next feeding is.
  • Dino Pet Cards- use these to assign students to caretaking responsibilities
  • Small classroom sign- let your visitors know what the Dino Pet is!
  • Fun educational tools // coloring pages, matching card game, and a writing prompt


Visit our FAQ page for information on taking care of a Dino Pet. Also, feel free to email us at!