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Using Environmental Models to Determine the Effect of Acid Rain on an Ecosystem

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Demonstrate to your middle school science learners how chalk breaks down in a weak acid. Discuss what affects acidic rain might have on ecosystems. Lab groups then choose one of two questions: "How does acid precipitation affect an...
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Is That Legal? A Case of Acid Rain

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Develop an environmental case study! Elementary learners discover how a case study is used as an analysis tool. The goal of this activity is to show pupils how techniques of persuasion (including background, supporting evidence,...
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Understanding Scientific and Social Implications: Acid Rain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the social and scientific implications of acid rain. In this acid rain lesson plan, students read an article about acid rain, the causes of acid rain, the effects of acid rain on the environment and the proposals to...
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Acid Rain Effects

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Get out the goggles and conduct a simple experiment to model and explore the harmful effects of acid rain (vinegar) on living (green leaf and eggshell) and non-living (paper clip) objects. Young chemists observe and describe the harmful...
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Effects of Weathering

For Teachers 3rd
Here's a great geology lesson for 3rd graders on weathering and erosion of soil. After a class discussion on how nature can "move a mountain," learners take a look at how a modern phenoma called acid rain can also cause weathering and...
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The Influence of Human Activity on the Environment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The surge in human population in the last 2,000 years, due in large part to better health care, has brought a surge in the demand for resources and in pollution. The graphics, photographs, and real-life examples in a thought-provoking...
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Chapter 14 Review, Section 3: Acids and Bases

For Students 9th - 12th
Aside from a mention of a textbook page, this chemistry assignment is a suitable review of acids and bases. It begins by addressing conjugate pairs and acid base reactions. Neutralization and amphoteric properties are also dealt with....
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Air Pollution: What's the Solution?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this air pollution worksheet, students simulate acid rain falling on soil and determine the pH of the soil after spraying it with an acidic solution. They measure the pH of water sprayed with an acidic solution to represent the...
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AP: Chapter 54: Ecosystems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A lot of learning is packed into these 23 questions about ecosystems. Advanced biology classes apply their knowledge of communities, productivity, biogeochemical cycles, and human impact on the environment by writing short answers for...
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Water Quality and Environmental Pollution

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners use litmus paper to begin to discover the qualities of acids and bases. They learn about pH by testing clear liquids for acidity with purple cabbage juice as an indicator. The video Streamkeeper, with Bill Nye, and other video...
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Acid Rain

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Simulated acid rain, a dilute sulfuric acid solution, needs to be prepared for this demonstration. After a condensed lecture on acid rain, you will apply the solution to a sample of granite and a sample of limestone. Your young...
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The Environment

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the issues that influence our environment and research ways to decrease the negative impact that humans have on the environment. Misconceptions about environmental issues are addressed in this lesson.
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Erase It! Acid Rain

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students discuss what causes acid rain and comprehend the harmful affects if has. They research what can be done to prevent acid rain and other forms of pollution. Students draw a scene depicting the causes and effects of acid rain and...
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Rain Forest Biome and the Effects of Acid Rain

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine how acid rain affects the rain forest. They identify the causes of acid rain, determine how human behavior can affect the environment and discuss ways to prevent acid rain and acid rain damage to the rain forest.
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Air, Air Everywhere! Lesson 2: Acid Rain

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Middle school environmentalists record the pH of four different liquids, including two aerosol cleaning products. They liken the products to acid rain and speculate in writing which might affect the human respiratory system. Although...
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WS 9.9 Presentation Questions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
For this presentation worksheet, young scholars answer questions about five different topics presented in class. These include acid rain, acid etching, pH testing, cave formation and kidney stones.
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Acid Rain

For Students 4th - 12th
In this acid rain activity students complete a series of questions on acidity and how acid rain forms.  Students view a slide show and list what they can do to help. 
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The Effect of Acid Rain on Limestone

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Pupils investigate the pH of rain water in this earth science lesson. They collect rain water from their area and explore the pH when lime stone is added, then they will use the data collected to conjecture as to the effect of acid rain...
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Acid Rain

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students investigate acid rain. In this environmental lesson, students participate in an experiment using litmus paper and various liquids and then test the acidity of the liquids. Students identify reasons why acid is harmful to the...
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Ask Rustle the Leaf About...Acid Rain

For Students 6th - 8th
In this acid rain worksheet, middle schoolers read about acid rain from a leaf's perspective. They fill in the blanks with 9 terms to complete a paragraph about acid rain. They also are given 8 clues to complete a crossword puzzle. Their...
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Environmental Issues

For Students 8th - 10th
In this environmental issues worksheet, students are given 10 current topics that are problems in our environment today. They complete sentences about each topic by filling in the blanks with the appropriate terms. Some of the issues...
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Air Pollution

For Students 7th - 9th
In this air pollution worksheet, students match 10 terms related to acid rain, pollution, and smog to their definitions. They complete 5 puzzles to create words related to air pollution by combining 2 terms.
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Acids and Bases

For Students 9th - 12th
In this acids and bases learning exercise, students learn the differences between an acid and a base and how pH is used to measure the strength of an acid or base. Students read about pH and acid rain. This learning exercise has 10...
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Acid Rain And Plants

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students observe the effects of acid rain on plants. They simulate an experiment using vinegar or lemon water. They observe the impact of acids on plants and recognize how acid rain can affect the environment. They examine their plants...