Title: Surface Water Testing
In this environmental science lab you will chemically test a nearby creek or pond for dissolved oxygen, pH, alkalinity, hardness and turbidity. This is a field test and will determine the water quality of standing body of water. The lab will also test for the presence of coliform bacteria.
Standard(s): [S1] MAR (9-12) 5: Discuss physical and chemical properties of saltwater.
Title: Using Maps in Ocean Research
In this Xpeditions lesson, students explore how maps aid in ocean research. They consider a number of research scenarios and determine how mapping might help answer questions related to that research.
Standard(s): [S1] MAR (9-12) 1: Select appropriate equipment for scientific field investigations in marine environments.