Students addto and observe 3 different jars filled with pond water and various amounts of underwater grass, looking for algal growth over 3-5 days. Phosphorous will be added to the water to stimulate the growth of the algae.
Students will gain a better understand of the following ecological services provided by underwater grasses: Underwater grasses help remove excess nutrients from the water.
9-12 A. Science as Inquiry Abilities
9-12 C. Life Science
9-12 C. Science in Personal and Social Perspectives