Education Technology

Clean Water

Published on 01/10/2014

Activity Overview

In this lesson, students will use a simulation to collect water quality data and analyze their collected data to identify water sample locations. 

Objectives

  • Students will collect and analyze water quality data.
  • Students will apply their understanding of variables that affect water quality to determine the location of various water samples.

Vocabulary

  • dissolved oxygen
  • turbidity
  • nitrates
  • pH
  • water quality
  • aeration
  • buffer strips
  • runoff

About the Lesson

In this lesson, students will use a simulation to collect water quality data and analyze their collected data to identify water sample locations. 

As a result, students will:

  • Collect data for various water samples.
  • Understand how scientists use data to analyze water samples.

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