Investigating Environmental Science with Vernier

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Stainless Steel Temperature Probe

Turbidity Sensor

pH Sensor

Conductivity Probe

Soil Moisture Sensor

Dissolved Oxygen Sensor

UVB Sensor

Voltage Probe

Current Probe

Relative Humidity Sensor

Light Sensor

CO2 Gas Sensor

No Sensor Used

By Donald Volz and Gretchen Stahmer DeMoss
ISBN: 978-1-929075-49-2

Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry contains 34 inquiry-based, environmental science investigations. Each experiment includes a preliminary activity, teacher information, sample researchable questions, and sample data. Labs are correlated to AP and IB standards. Topics covered include:

  • Earth Systems and Resources/Air and Water
  • Earth Systems and Resources/Soil
  • The Living World
  • Global Change and Population
  • Energy Resources and Consumption
  • Pollution

Based on recommendations from the National Research Council report, Learning and Understanding: Improving Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in U.S. High Schools (2002) and leading inquiry-based learning experts.

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Each Vernier Lab Book includes:

  • Complete student experiments with materials list, step-by-step instructions, data tables, and questions.
  • Teacher Information section for each experiment with complete directions for setting up experiments, helpful hints, and sample graphs and data.
  • Word-processing files of the student sections on a CD so that any experiment may be easily edited to your specifications (Microsoft Word for Macintosh and Windows files).