Environmental Experiments. . . From Edison
Background information, lists of materials needed, and procedures are provided for 12 experiments which focus on various aspects of pollution and the environment. Topics considered in the investigations are: (1) solids in the air; (2) effect of air pollution on nylon; (3) measuring lung capacity; (4) an electrical smoke trap; (5) photosynthesis; (6) transpiration; (7) a model water filter; (8) water-holding capacity of soil; (9) which solids decompose in soil; (10) building a can crusher; (11) making new paper from old; and (12) recycling paint solvent at home.
Type(s): Reference Book, Classroom Activity
Subject(s): Physics, Earth Science
Grade Level(s): High School, Middle School
Total Quantity: 1