Ocean Chemistry Lesson
Lesson plan and curriculum development for basic ocean chemistry.
NOTE: THIS IS STILL IN DEVELOPMENT. A RELEASE WILL BE ISSUED ONCE COMPLETE.
The lesson is geared towards chemistry students in grades 9 - 12 in Washington state schools.
Descriptions of files contained in this repo:
AlkalinityTitrationCalculations_playing around with standard offset.xls (Modification of the AlkalinityTitrationCalculations_template.xls by Molly Roberts in an attempt to incorporate an offset calculation for sample standards.)
AlkalinityTitrationCalculations_template.xls - Spreadsheet for recording data to plot titrations curves and determine sample alkalinity.
CO2Sys_OA_HS_curriculum_FINAL.xls - Spreadsheet for calculating dissolved CO2 (pCO2) in student samples, based on data collected from alkalinity titrations.
lab_protocol.md - Contains the lab protocol for students to follow in order to conduct this lesson.
learning_assessment.md - Post-lesson assessment questions.
lesson_plan.md file - Contains specific Washington state teaching standards addressed by this lesson, lesson objectives, key definitions, background info on ocean acidification, materials required, and lesson timings.