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Measuring Temperature and its Effect on Water Quality DLESE Reviewed Collection
This module on measuring temperature and its effects on water quality is from a larger series on water quality investigations. The purpose of the site is to help students recognize that temperature can affect the organisms that live in water, describe the factors that can change the temperature of a body of water, and how to measure, graph, and interpret the effects of temperature on fish. It provides background information, a pre-test and post-test, a laboratory investigation, and a self-study game.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lab activity
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Presentation / Demo
Subject:
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
2000 Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-249
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Dr Larry Johnson
College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University