pH Change and Brine Shrimp eggs
High schoolers determine if brine shrimp eggs hatch and develop more readily in an environment which has an acid or a basic pH. They evaluate the pH level which is optimal for the hatching and development of brine shrimp.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
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
New Review Exploring Potential Human Impacts
Arctic sea ice reflects 80 percent of sunlight, striking it back into space; with sea ice melting, the world's oceans become warmer, which furthers global warming. These activities explore how humans are impacting ecosystems around the...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Collaborative Classroom Investigation of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula
Students investigate changes in the living and nonliving resources of the Peninsula. They stress the importance of evidence in the formulation of scientific explanations. They communicate and defend a scientific argument.
9th - 12th Science
Changing Planet: Ocean Acidification - the Chemistry is Less than Basic!
A video and laboratory investigation are highlights to this lesson on acidification of ocean water due to increased atmospheric carbon dioxide. Using bromothymol blue (BTB) as an indicator, pupils analyze the amount of carbon dioxide...
7th - 10th Science
How Do Weather Conditions Affect the Hatching Rates of Brine Shrimp
Students observe brine shrimp in three different climates. They predict which climate encourages the largest number of shrimp to hatch. After one week of observation, they determine if their hypotheses were correct.
7th - 9th Science