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Earth, Space & Environmental Science Semester 2 (Environmental Science) (LAB)

 
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Earth, Space & Environmental Science Semester 2 (Environmental Science) (LAB)

Recommended Grade Level: 9 - 12

Students study about the importance of our environment – the factors affecting it and why it’s important to carefully watch it. The course delves into the effect of environmental degradation on ecosystems and biodiversity – and the impact on humans. They also learn about the political factors affecting environment sanity and the need to carefully evaluate the benefits vs. trade-offs for various commercial activities.

Credit: 0.5

 

Prerequisites:

None

 

Required Materials (for labs):

  • Staplers
  • Scissors
  • Desk lamp with a 60-watt bulb
  • Black construction paper
  • White construction paper
  • Thermometer
  • Chalk sticks 2” long – about 50mm each
  • Clear glass cups
  • Measuring cup
  • White Vinegar
  • Distilled water
  • Masking tape
  • Black (or any color) permanent marker
  • Feathers that are at least 4” long and about the same size
  • Rocks that are similar in shape and size
  • Water
  • Cooking Oil
  • Paper towels large and absorbent
  • Red Cabbage
  • Kitchen Blender
  • Kitchen Strainer
  • Lids
  • Small paper cup
  • Baking soda
  • Safety goggles
  • Porcelain or Glass bowls
  • Kitchen thermometer
  • Access to Fridge with freezer
  • Access to Stove / Burner to heat a pot of water
  • Sheet to record data (lab sheet)

 

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