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Testing Pollution in Tap Water Kits

By: The Flinn Staff

Product Details

Determine the quality of tap water in your area by using accurate and reliable color comparison tests. Students will investigate the water quality and pollution levels of local drinking water. This easy-to-use kit includes tests for chlorine, total hardness, iron, copper and pH. Kit also includes a detailed background section on 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-ESS3-5: Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.