Item #: AB1133
Environmental Pollution Laboratory Kit for environmental science introduces air and water pollutants in a hands-on way. Gain a deeper understanding of air and water quality.
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Introduce students to air and water pollutants using this comprehensive, hands-on kit. Students will gain a deeper understanding of air quality by performing valuable experiments to detect smoke, particulate materials and acidic gases in air. Safe and easy tablet-type tests are used to explore critical water factors, such as pH, phosphate and ammonia. Kit includes detailed background information, complete instructions and reproducible student handouts.
Complete for 30 students working in pairs.
Materials Included in Kit:
Bromthymol blue solution, 0.04%, 500 mL
Books of matches, 15
Bottles, jar, capped, 60 mL, 15
Comparison chart, ammonia color
Comparison chart, phosphate color
Comparison chart, wide range pH
Magnifiers, plastic, dual lens, 15
Microscope slides, plastic, 15
Pipets, Beral-type, thin stem, 30
Plastic tubing, 1/8", 3 feet 1 in
Syringes, 12 mL, 15
Testab® ammonia #1, 15
Testab® ammonia #2, 15
Testab® phosphate, 15
Testab® wide range pH, 15
Water sample tubes with caps, 15
Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)†
Science & Engineering Practices
Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Engaging in argument from evidence
Obtaining, evaluation, and communicating information
Disciplinary Core Ideas
MS-ESS2.A: Earth’s Materials and Systems
MS-ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
MS-ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
HS-ESS2.A: Earth’s Materials and Systems
HS-ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
HS-ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
Cause and effect
Scale, proportion, and quantity
Systems and system models
Stability and change
MS-ESS3-3. Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
HS-ESS2-2. Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.
HS-ESS2-5. Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on Earth materials and surface processes.
HS-ESS3-6. Use a computational representation to illustrate the relationships among Earth systems and how those relationships are being modified due to human activity.