Acid Rain Research
Students collect samples of rainfall, cloud condensation, and water that trickles through the soil. These samples are tested for pH, conductivity, and the presence of sulfates, nitrates, calcium, and magnesium.
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Environmental Impacts and Energy Consumption
As scientists prove environmental impacts of using coal as an energy resource, do you think Santa regrets giving out so much of it? Through a demonstration of acid rain, pupils learn what makes it, where it occurs, the impact of it, and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Acid-Base Reactions in Solution
Ever wonder why old headstones in cemeteries are difficult to read? Learn about acid-base reactions and how these contribute to the defacing of statues and headstones and how improving the way we burn coal has decreased these effects.
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Do We Need to Wear a Rainhat? Acid Rain: Causes, Effects, and Possible Solutions
Acid rain, and how it affects the environment, is the focus of this Earth science lesson. During the study, learners evaluate measures to reduce acid rain, and design an investigation to demonstrate the conection between a hypothesis and...
4th - 12th Science
Understanding Scientific and Social Implications: Acid Rain
Young scholars examine the social and scientific implications of acid rain. For 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...
9th - 12th Science