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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 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

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

  • Package size (HxWxD): 32 x 235 x 279mm
  • Packed weight: 1.09kg

    Last edited 19th May 2022

    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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