Water Quality Monitoring of Natural Water
High schoolers set up their own monitoring system. They collect samples from an appropriate sampling site. They analyze data and determine the water quality. They present their information to the class and draw a conclusion.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Using Water Chemistry as an Indicator of Stream Health
Will this water source support life? Small groups test the chemistry of the water drawn from two different sources. They then compare the collected data to acceptable levels to draw conclusions about the health of the source. The...
8th - 12th Science
To Filter or Not to Filter
Drinking clean water can be taken for granted. Explore the process and high cost of filtering water with a water pollution and filtration activity. Young scientist build a filtration system to filter polluted water, examine the economics...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars build a simple filtration system to remove impurities from muddy water and rate the filtered water to a grade of clarity scale. The focus is on teamwork and problem solving. This activity would be effective in your STEM...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Here is a lesson that includes many great ideas for investigating and discovering how our communities have physically changed over the years, and how land use changes over time may affect a community's water supply. The lesson's...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Monitoring Amphibians
What sort of shoes do frogs wear? Open toad sandals. If your scholars want experience collecting field samples, this is the instructional activity for you. After learning the proper way to collect field samples, pupils catch amphibians...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Maintaining Safe Water: Whose Job Is It?
How does water laugh? HOH HOH HOH! After a discussion of water quality, stewardship, and the environment, scholars decide who is responsible for keeping water clean. Then, they design a pamphlet or poster to help educate the...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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