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Students measure the pH of unpolluted water and simulated acid rain and model the effects of acid rain on human-made structures. They determine the buffering effects of 3 types of bedrock (granite, basalt, and marble) and observe teacher-demonstration tests of the pH and alkalinity of local water samples to determine their sensitivity to acid deposition. The materials in the kit are sufficient for 32 students working in groups of 4.
Bring the effects of acid rain to your classroom lab. Students measure the pH of unpolluted water and simulated acid rain and model the effects of acid rain on human-made structures. They determine the buffering effects of 3 types of bedrock (granite, basalt, and marble) and observe teacher-demonstration tests of the pH and alkalinity of local water samples to determine their sensitivity to acid deposition.
This kit is designed for a class of 32 students working in groups of 4. Digital teacher’s manual, included FREE with kit purchase, is a 12-month eBook license to the Acid Deposition Teacher’s Manual and Student Guide.
AP® is a trademark registered and/or owned by the College Board®, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
|Bromthymol Blue, 30 mL||1||Included|
|0.05 M Sulfuric Acid, 500 mL||1||Included|
|Mossy Zinc, 10 g||1||Included|
|Cheesecloth, 5 yd||1||Included|
|Marble Chips, 500 g||1||Included|
|Granite Chips, 100 g||1||Included|
|Basalt Chips, 100 g||1||Included|
|Clay Sample, 0.5 Cup||1||Included|
|Humus Sample, 0.5 Cup||1||Included|
|Sand Sample, 0.5 Cup||1||Included|
|pH Test Strips||100||Included|
|Bromcresol Green-Methyl Red Tablets||25||Included|
|Alkalinity Titration Reagent B, 30 mL||1||Included|
|Lo Ion pH Test Kit (range 3.0–6.0)||1||Included|
|Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Reagent Bottle, 250 mL (labeled “Acid Rain”)||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Glass Test Tubes, 12 × 100 mm||16||Needed, Not Included|
|Test Tube Racks||4||Needed, Not Included|
|Graduated Cylinders, 25 mL or Larger||4||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers, 100 mL or Larger||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers or Cups, 50–100 mL||10||Needed, Not Included|
|Clamps||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Ring Stands or Test Tube Holders||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Mortars and Pestles||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Scissors||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Metric Rulers||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Permanent Marking Pens||2||Needed, Not Included|
|Small Spoons or Scoops||6||Needed, Not Included|
|Sample Bottle or Jar, 250 mL||1||Needed, Not Included|
|Waste Containers (for matches, bromthymol blue, and reagents)||4||Needed, Not Included|
|Access to Sink with Running Water||1||Needed, Not Included|
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|Earth Systems & Resources||Ecological Systems||Issues & Impacts||Sustainability & Solutions|
|Coriolis Effect and Atmospheric Circulation||Exploring Biodiversity||Loss of Biodiversity||Wastewater Treatment|
|Soil Formation and Properties||Primary Consumer Energy Flow||Ocean Acidification||Wet Scrubbers and Air Pollution|
|Soil Productivity||Population Growth of Lemna minor||Air Pollution and Vehicle Emissions||Agriculture and Feeding a Growing Human Population|
|Quality of Natural Waters: Biological Factors||Biogeochemical Cycles||Cultural Eutrophication and Biodegradable Waste||Biomass to Biofuel|
|Quality of Natural Waters: Physical and Chemical Factors||Primary Productivity and Energy Flow||Acid Deposition|
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