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Freshwater Pollution Testing Kits

By: The Flinn Staff

Product Details

How safe are our streams, lakes, rivers and ponds? What are the pollution levels in these local surface waters? These kits allow your students to check water quality using safe, simple and effective tablet-type tests. Students will perform chlorine, dissolved oxygen, nitrate, phosphate and pH tests. Full kits also include detailed background sections on types of water pollution, sources and effects of each factor tested, color comparison charts, reproducible student handouts and a complete teacher’s guide with valuable teaching tips, answers and further extensions.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
HS-ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems

Crosscutting Concepts

Stability and change

Performance Expectations

MS-ESS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.