Water Quality For Freshwater Organisms

Robert Brosa, The Educator's Reference Desk

This website features a field activity that demonstrates the effect of water temperature on the solubility of dissolved oxygen and how it relates to the gill beat rate of fish. The activity uses the Winkler method to measure dissolved oxygen.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Field Activity:Field laboratories
Special Interest: Field-Based Teaching and Learning
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology, Ecology:Habitats:Freshwater, Biosphere:Biogeochemistry, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry, Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Theme: Teach the Earth:Enhancing your Teaching:Teaching in the Field, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology, Biogeoscience, Hydrology/HydrogeologyKeyword: DO