Water, Water, Everywhere

Atlantic Ocean at Virginia Beach, VA USA

This program teaches participants how to assess basic water quality of their local water bodies through scientific experiments.

Basic Information

  • Programs are either one or two hours in length (can be modified for forty-five minute class periods).
  • Each program is inquiry-based, interactive, and has a fieldwork component.
  • Maximum student number: 35
  • Programs satisfy K-12 standards in Life, Physical, and Earth Science.
testing water quality
Students test water quality

Science experiments students will complete during the program, include:

  • Surface water temperature
  • Water transparency
  • Water Electrical Conductivity
  • pH