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Introduction to Water Quality Testing with Vernier
4:00–5:00 p.m. PDT | 7:00–8:00 p.m. EDT

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As the sun returns and students eagerly await outdoor learning opportunities, it is the perfect time to explore water quality testing with Vernier sensors.

Join Vernier Biology and Environmental Science Educational Technology Specialist Colleen McDaniel and Director of Chemistry Dr. Melissa Hill as they demonstrate how students can use Go Direct® sensors to investigate common water quality factors, such as dissolved oxygen, pH, and conductivity. Have your students collect data from various water sources, analyze the results, and propose solutions to improve ecosystem health.

You Will Learn

Techniques for integrating water quality testing into your curriculum ahead of teaching chemical properties of water, water pollution, watershed characteristics, and ecological parameters

How to prepare for going into the field and how to do water quality testing if you don’t have access to a body of water

Best practices for using the Go Direct Optical Dissolved Oxygen Probe, Go Direct pH Sensor, and Go Direct Conductivity Probe to measure water quality parameters

Strategies for using Vernier Graphical Analysis® to help students visualize and interpret data as well as to connect abstract scientific ideas to real-world applications

Presented By


Colleen McDaniel
Biology & Environmental Science Educational Technology Specialist

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Melissa Hill, PhD
Director of Chemistry


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Colleen McDaniel

Biology & Environmental Science
Educational Technology Specialist