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147 resources with the keyterm water quality

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Filtration Investigation

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
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 instructional activity would be effective in your...
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What Is a One Part Per Million Solution?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Water may appear to be crystal clear, but there could be dissolved substances present. Lab groups make a one-part-per-million of a food coloring solution to demonstrate this concept. As part of an outstanding unit about water, this...
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What Is in the Water?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare bottled water qualities to water found naturally in a pond habitat. They research their state's laws/regulations in regard to bottled water and study the advertising, cost, and quality of brands of bottled water. They...
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Through the Eyes of a Water Scientist

For Teachers 7th
Earth science explorers act as hydrologists as they research local issues involving water quality. In this hydrology lesson, 7th graders research a local water quality problem. They test the water quality of a local body of water and...
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Conditioning and Storing Cut Flowers and Greens

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Flower storage is an important topic if you are working with flowers. Consequently, this series of slides will be useful for those who are studying floral arranging. The information provided in this presentation could be used to enhance...
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Getting the Word Out

For Teachers 4th - 12th
An appropriate way to celebrate and conclude the construction of a rain garden is to share it with the community. Small groups collaborate to design an outreach product such as a PowerPoint presentation, brochure, or poster, to draw...
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Water in Earth's Hydrosphere

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Environmentalists test stream water for temperature, pH, and turbidity. Each group shares their information and then the class makes an overall evaluation of the water quality. A slide show sets the backdrop for the teaching portion and...
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When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a instructional activity 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...
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Water Chemistry and Pollution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A very neat and very blue slide show details signs of water quality and the main causes of ocean pollution. Each slide is a bucket full of information displayed in bullet points. You won't find many pictures, but you will find plenty...
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What Are You Drinking?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
There is plenty of talk these days about our carbon footprints, but what about our water footprints? Do we think much about the amount of water we use in a given day or how safe it really is? Raise awareness with this resource. A...
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Determination of Phosphorus Content in River Water

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Divide your chemistry or environmental science class into two groups. Each group tests water samples from a river for the concentration of phosphorus using a different method. With chemists, you can use this activity as they learn to use...
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Peace Corps Challenge Game- Water Quality

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students advocate for clean water.  In this water pollution lesson, students play the Peace Corps Challenge Game, discuss the effects of polluted water and write a letter to the mayor of Wanzuzu highlighting the situation of the fish's...
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Build a Model Watershed

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Collaborative earth science groups create a working model of a watershed. Once it has been developed, you come along and introduce a change in land use, impacting the quality of water throughout their watershed. Model making is an...
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Point- vs. Non-point Pollution

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students differentiate between point and non-point pollution and determine how the different types of pollution are harmful to aquatic ecosystems. They complete a series of tests on a sample of "polluted" water and a sample of "pure" water.
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Restoring and Protecting Chesapeake Bay and River Water Quality

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
A professional and comprehensive presentation on Chesapeake Bay water quality is in store for your ecology class. If you live in the Chesapeake Bay region and want to get learners involved in conservation efforts, this slide show will do...
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Non-Point Source Pollution Program

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Written as field trip preparation to Gateway National Recreation Area, this resource is also appropriate for any class that is studying the impact of human activity on the environment. During the first activity, learners identify...
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Water Quality Indicators

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
When environmental studies classes are preparing to sample water for quality, they need to know what factors to test. This collection of slides explains different water quality indicators and why each is important. Viewers will be able...
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Appearances Are Deceiving

For Teachers 6th
Young scientists study creeks around their area to see how clean the water really is. One way to tell is by the invertebrate populations that are present. This lesson introduces a game which learners simulate a variety of species found...
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Water Quality and Environmental Pollution

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners use litmus paper to begin to discover the qualities of acids and bases. They learn about pH by testing clear liquids for acidity with purple cabbage juice as an indicator. The video Streamkeeper, with Bill Nye, and other video...
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Missing Macroinvertebrates - Stream Side Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Field study groups collect samples of stream water and identify the macroinvertebrates found. Using their data, they calculate a water quality index to rate the health of the stream. They graph their data and discuss the value of a water...
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Stream Consciousness

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Actual stream water is analyzed in this environmental science activity. Participants measure water temperature and pH, and then survey the macroinvertebrates living in their samples. The data worksheet, troubleshooting tips, and...
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Is It Safe to Go In? Water Quality of Bathing Areas in the EU

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using your senses, apprehend the effects of contaminants in water. With a global focus, young scientists conduct a safe experiment by tasting sugar and salt water with different dilutions. After reviewing threshold limits, learners write...
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Snapshot Day Definitions and Activities

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here is a document full of teaching notes on water quality and bodies of water that you can use in your ecology curriculum. It has information specific to the Hudson River area, but can easily be adapted to any local body of water....
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Reading the River

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In collaborative groups, young ecologists measure the temperature, pH, and dissolved oxygen for three different freshwater samples. They examine each sample with a microscope and record observations on the microorganisms in the pond...