Travelling Water Analysis LabIdea by Stephen Twa | added on May 18, 2010 04:51PM Suggestion
Children analyze their water samples with simple equipment brought into the school by a chemist. Basic instruction and explanations also provided. Time: 2 hours.
1. pH, first using pH paper, then using a pH meter.
2. conductivity, using a conductiviity meter.
3. sulfate by turbidity, using a simple spectrophotometer
4. some simple chemical strip tests, ie free chlorine, total alkalinity
5. colour test
|Topic:||water quality, hands-on activities||Audience:||school children|