Effect of pH on the Organisms of Tule Ponds At Tyson Lagoon
In this aquatic organism worksheet, students measure the pH of household solutions and of pond water samples. They compare these to tolerance charts for aquatic macro-invertebrates to complete 5 charts or short answer questions.
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Using Environmental Models to Determine the Effect of Acid Rain on an Ecosystem
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...
7th - 8th Science
The Effects of Environmental Conditions on Aquatic Organisms
What kind of experiment can your class do to how observe the environment effects on organisms? Groups design and conduct lab experiments to learn about the effects of the environment on aquatic organisms. Based upon knowledge gained from...
8th - 12th Science
Use of Dichotomous Keys to Identify Stream Organisms
What kind of organisms are living in the stream? After an explanation on how to use a dichotomous key, groups of three to four use the keys to identify macroinvertebrates from a local freshwater stream. Using the the concept of Stream...
8th - 12th Science
Effects of pH Changes on Aquatic Plants and Animals
Young scientists review the pH ranges that support a variety of water-dwellers. They measure the pH of various household liquids and then consider whether or not the organisms could survive in such liquids. This simple activity could be...
6th - 8th Science
Causes and Effects of Climate Change
It's time for your class to literally show what they know! Pupils illustrate what they learned about the causes and effects of climate change by filling out a graphic organizer to complete the 5-part series of lessons. They discuss them...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What's Wrong with Our Food System
In this engaging video, 11-year-old Birke Baehr describes what he calls "the dark side of the industrialized food system". Explaining everything from genetically engineered seeds and organisms to Confined Animal Feeding Operations...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable