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Vernier Environmental Science through Inquiry

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Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry is a lab book containing 34 inquiry-based investigations that prompt students’ interest in the environment. Each experiment includes a preliminary activity, teacher information, sample researchable questions and sample data.

Topics covered include:

• Earth Systems and Resources - Air and Water

• Earth Systems and Resources - Soil

• The Living World

• Global Change and Population

• Energy Resources and Consumption

• Pollution

If you are new to inquiry-based instruction, the extensive teacher sections will help guide you through the inquiry-based style of instruction.


If you have previously purchased a copy of this Vernier lab book please contact Support at Scientrific.com.au for free access to the electronic version and it's updated contents.

Printed Lab Book

• 34 inquiry-based, environmental science investigations

• Access to up-to-date versions of the experiments

• Suggested researchable questions, sample data and graphs

• Essential teacher information for successful inquiry investigations

• Word-processing files of the student experiments so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences

• A generous site licence­—buy one book and duplicate the experiments for your class

• One printed copy of the book

Electronic Version ESI-E

When you buy the electronic version of the lab book you receive all of the resources listed for the printed version

except a printed copy of the book.

Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry iBook

A student companion to Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry is available from the iBookstore. The iBook contains all student versions from the lab manual, a new glossary feature and images in full colour. View >>>>

Table of Contents

1. Seasons and Angle of Insolation

2. A Local Weather Study

3. Investigating Dissolved Oxygen

4. Water Quality

5. Long Term Water Monitoring

6. Water Treatment

7. Investigating Salinity

8. Soil Temperature

9. Soil Salinity

10. Soil pH

11. Soil Moisture

12. Soil and Acid Rain

13. Managing Garden Soil Moisture

14. Cell Respiration (CO2)

15. Biodiversity in Ecosystems

16. Biochemical Oxygen Demand

17. Water Cycle Column Investigations

18. Decomposition Column Investigations

19. Ecocolumn Investigations

20. Global Warming

21. UV Investigations

22. Comparing Sunscreens

23. Primary Productivity

24. Modeling Population Growth

25. Insulation Study

26. Fossil Fuels

27. Energy Conversion

28. Wind Power

29. Photovoltaic Cells

30. Investigation of Passive Solar Heating

31. The Effect of Acid Deposition on Aquatic Ecosystems

32. Measuring Particulates

33. Investigating Indoor Carbon Dioxide Concentrations

34. A Pollution Study

Download the current Vernier K-12 Catalogue

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Educational use only:
Vernier and Kidwind products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical or commercial applications. Details

This product is used in teaching these Australian Curriculum codes:
ACSSU111 - Biological Sciences - Classification - Classification helps organise the diverse group of organisms
ACSSU112 - Biological Sciences - Food webs - Interactions between organisms, including the effects of human activities can be represented by food chains and food webs
ACSSU176 - Biological Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic components of the environment; matter and energy flow through these systems
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