High School / Environmental Science

Determining Soil Quality

In this lab, students use carbon dioxide, conductivity, and pH sensors to determine the quality of different soil samples.

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High School / Environmental Science

Water Treatment

In this lab, students will model several water treatment methods. Then they will use pH, conductivity, and turbidity sensors to assess the effectiveness...

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High School / Environmental Science

Freshwater Quality Monitoring

In this lab, students assess the local water quality using measurements from pH, conductivity, temperature, dissolved oxygen, and turbidity sensors.

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High School / Environmental Science

Water and pH

In this lab, students will investigate the conductivity and pH of local water sources before determining the buffering capacity of each sample...

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High School / Environmental Science

Respiration of Germinating Seeds

In this lab, students will monitor the respiration rate of germinating seeds in different conditions. Then, they'll analyze their data as it...

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High School / Environmental Science

Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis

In this lab, students will separate plant pigments from a sample using paper chromatography and measure the light reactions of photosynthesis...

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High School / Environmental Science

Plant Respiration and Photosynthesis

In this lab, students will monitor a plant's carbon exchange within a closed system in both light and dark conditions to determine the dominant...

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High School / Environmental Science

Modeling an Ecosystem

In this lab, students will design and study three, small ecosystems. Students will manipulate system interactions while monitoring gas exchange,...

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High School / Environmental Science

Greenhouse Gases

In this lab, students will create and study greenhouse gases in a closed system to observe how gases impact a system's heat retention.

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High School / Environmental Science

Energy Content of Food

In this lab, students will build a calorimeter to measure the energy content of foods containing dominant macromolecules (carbohydrates vs. lipids)....

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