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Coral and Chemistry

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Using cabbage juice as a pH indicator, future scientists explore the effect of increasing carbon dioxide on the pH of the ocean and relate it to the health of coral reefs. Ideal for an earth or environmental sciences course, this lesson gets learners looking at how humans may be impacting the planet by the increase of atmospheric carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. 

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  • Thoroughly written procedure, discussion ideas, and student lab sheet included
  • A relevant real-world topic for today's young scientists
  • Incorporates physical, life, and earth sciences
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