Big Water Ideas 2

No Water Off A Duck's Back, 3 Strikes You're Out Froggy and Something Fishy Going On

Elementary

Description

This grouping of three activities is part of a larger unit on water pollution.  The lessons will help educate and empower students to become active guardians of water resources by increasing awareness of the devastating effects of common marine contaminants.

  • In No Water Off A Duck's Back students create a simulated oil spill and see the effects it has on birds.
  • In Something Fishy Going On students test the pH level of various liquids and explore how ph can effect aquatic organisms.
  • In 3 Strikes You're Out Froggy students take part in a game designed to simulate the life cycle of a frog and demonstrate the effects of pollution on amphibian populations.

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