ERIC Number: ED401096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
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Environmental Science: High-School Science Fair Experiments.
Dashefsky, H. Steven
This book contains 23 suggestions for experiments involving environmental science that can be used to create a science fair project. Aimed at grades 10-12, a wide range of environmental topics is covered. These topics include soil ecosystems, aquatic ecosystems, applied ecology, global warming and the greenhouse effect, deforestation and desertification, indoor plumbing, problems with fossil fuels, and alternative energy sources. Each experiment includes an overview of the topic, in-depth background material, step-by-step procedures and alternative methods, procedures for analyzing data, helpful illustrations, suggestions for going further, and bibliographic references. The book also includes tips on designing science fair projects and information on using materials for each one. (AIM)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, High Schools, Science Activities, Science Experiments, Science Fairs, Science Projects
TAB Books, Division of McGraw-Hill, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17294-0850 (paperback: ISBN-0-8306-4586-1, $12.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-8306-4587-X, $21.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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