Turbidity

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

This lesson explains what turbidity is, how to measure it and how it affects the water characteristics. Students will learn how to measure turbidity using a turbidity tube and how turbidity affects water characteristics by hands on activities.

Essential Questions:

  • What is turbidity?
  • What causes turbidity?
  • How do you measure turbidity?
  • How does turbid water affect water characteristics?
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