ERIC Number: ED259888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Environmental Experiments...from Edison.
Schultz, Robert F.
Background information, lists of materials needed, and procedures are provided for 12 experiments which focus on various aspects of pollution and the environment. Topics considered in the investigations are: (1) solids in the air; (2) effect of air pollution on nylon; (3) measuring lung capacity; (4) an electrical smoke trap; (5) photosynthesis; (6) transpiration; (7) a model water filter; (8) water-holding capacity of soil; (9) which solids decompose in soil; (10) building a can crusher; (11) making new paper from old; and (12) recycling paint solvent at home. (JN)
Descriptors: Botany, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Intermediate Grades, Photosynthesis, Physical Environment, Pollution, Recycling, Science Education, Science Experiments, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science
Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, 21000 West 10 Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48075 ($.75 each; 3 for $2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, Southfield, MI.