Dissolved Oxygen

Lesson Type:
Classroom lesson
Standards:
Life Sciences
Keywords:
Ecosystems
Inquiry
Water
Description:

Students will learn how to measure dissolved oxygen using an YSI DO 200 meter, as well as create a mini inquiry project as to what will add more D.O. to a body of water.

Essential questions:

  • What is dissolved oxygen?
  • How does dissolved oxygen affect what lives in a body of water?
  • What factors affect dissolved oxygen?
  • How would dissolved oxygen differ between a lake and a fast moving river?
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