Pratical exercise in Marine Pollution
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Description and Teaching Materials
The students collect sediment samples in a polluted estuary to be analyzed in the laboratory of the institute. It is not possible that the students do all the analysis, but they can visit the labs and some demonstration is done to show them the principal analytical steps.Then they receive the results and in the classroom in done some activities to interpret the results. In this activity they make graphics and realize some statistics. The final activity is to make a report about the field work, laboratory analysis and discussion of results.