ERIC Number: ED080361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
A Curriculum Activities Guide to Water Quality Equipment and Environmental Studies.
Hershey, John T., Ed.; And Others
This book is the third in a series of four books emphasizing student-oriented problem solving related to environmental matters. In properly conducted environmental investigations, it is felt students will perceive the need to extend their senses by using instruments. The instrumentation as presented in this guide should aid students in this respect. Chapter 1 offers construction plans for 23 pieces of water quality testing equipment. Included for each are an introduction to the item, materials and tools needed, procedure for construction, directions for using it, problems encountered, and a bibliography. Basic, intermediate, and advanced water quality kits and systems which can investigate four major water quality parameters--physical, chemical, macrobiological, and microbiological factors--are discussed in Chapter 2. Water quality equipment is listed in Chapter 3 for measuring devices, scientific equipment, tools, resource materials, supplies, containers, and glass and miscellaneous items. Each table identifies the item, use area (biology, chemistry, physics), topic area, age range of user, and local source to obtain it. How and where to get needed items are dealt with in the final chapter. Related documents are SE 016 524 and SE 016 525. (BL)
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Equipment, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Measurement Instruments, Secondary Education, Testing, Water Resources
Institute for Environmental Education, 8911 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Environmental Education.
Authoring Institution: Project KARE, Blue Bell, PA.