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Seawater experiments: Discover biology and chemistry in a fish tank

by Hans Mulder

In this teaching material students design a marine investigation unit with low budget materials in their classroom. They monitor the water quality, grow phytoplankton, Artemia - brine shrimp, measure the filter capacity of shellfish or the feeding habit of bristle worms. The teaching material is based on the project ‘A low budget sea aquarium in the class’ by Hans Mulder who got awarded for his idea with the European Science Teacher Award at the Science on Stage festival 2015 in London and adresses biology and chemistry teachers. The teaching material is suitable for students age 14 plus.

The material can be downloaded free of charge as PDF.

Seawater experiments

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