Students will explore 7 webquest categories which all relate to air quality and pollution. I allowed my students to choose 4 to explore and research.
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Classifying and exploring life stations review activity: 9 different stations with a clear set of directions for the students to follow. All the station activities have a connection to characteristics of life, making and analyzing cladograms,
Students are asked to compare conventional vehicles to 5 hybrid models on the market. Students will be using math to calculate gallons consumed by each car, as well as total carbon dioxide emissions produced.
This lab explores the differences in sea level rises with land ice and sea ice.
Two identical, clear, plastic food-storage containers, approx. 6 inches by 6 inches
Clay (enough to fill about a quarter of each tub with 1-2 inches
Before students explore their ecological footprint and lifestyle, the teacher guides them through what areas of Earth are actually "biologically active" and can be used as resources.
Quick and easy lab looking at the effects of carbon dioxide on cellular respiration. I used thymol blue, but you can use bromothymol blue instead.
thymol blue/bromothymol blue
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There are 3 different short activities students will work through:
1. balloon diffusion (balloons and scents needed)
2. egg diffusion demo (egg, vinegar, corn syrup, water needed)
3. eggplant diffusion (eggplant and salt needed)
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