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Water's the Matter DLESE Reviewed Collection
Water quality is more than meets the eye. Some of its properties are invisible. Teachers using this module will focus on measurable properties of water: mass, volume, and concentration; temperature; dissolved oxygen; pH; and nitrates; and their effects on water quality. Each of these properties is the subject of a lesson plan. The lesson plans include an introduction, lesson objectives, a pre-test, lesson presentation, activity, and a post-test.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) Texas A&M University. Sponsored by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Copyright 2001-2003.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-263
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Properties and changes of properties in matter
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Mr Larry Johnson
Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health