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: The Arctic and Antarctic Circles
In this student activity from Xpeditions, students research the ends of the Earth--the Poles--to compare and contrast the regions. Background information is provided, giving insight into the nature of these two areas and outlining their differences and similarities.
Standard(s): [SS2010] GHS (3) 1: Locate the prime meridian, equator, Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, International Date Line, and lines of latitude and longitude on maps and globes.