Monthly Archives: February 2012
1. As you explore water absorption and percolation rates in different kinds of soil, what are your thoughts about how water could move oil pollution through sand, clay, humus or a mixture of these soil types? 2. Which type of … Continue reading
These are the total masses of oyster mushrooms that were harvested from all three 6th and 7th grade classrooms: Control 10 ml. oil 20 ml. oil 30 ml. oil 19.6 grams 69.0 grams 54.8 grams 42.9 grams 1. Describe the … Continue reading
An educator from the Connecticut Science Center describes bioremediation to 7th grade students and explains how organisms like oyster mushrooms can metabolize oil pollution.
Mike Ross, an educator from the Connecticut Science Center, shows 6th grade students how pollution moves into ground water and then describes various remediation methods that are used to clean it up.
Jim Fitting, a scientist from the the Connecticut State Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, demonstrates oil pollution in ground water to 7th grade students.