You are not logged in.
AMSER logo

LAR: Yes
Title: Get the Lead Out! An Interdisciplinary Case Study
Url: http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=...
Publisher: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Description: This interdisciplinary case study is intended to teach the nature of mining operations and their effect on the environment. Students will use atomic absorption spectroscopy to test for lead contamination in groundwater samples. The lesson would be useful for high school or lower level undergraduate students. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general comments may be read and contributed.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Groundwater. Hydrogeology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Influence of special factors in the environment -- Special, A-Z -- Lead
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Spectroscopy -- Special types of spectra and spectroscopy, A-Z -- Absorption spectra
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes -- Water pollution
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Mining engineering -- Environmental impacts
Environmental engineering -- Groundwater
Environmental engineering -- Pollution
Date Issued: 2008-04-21
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-31 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-30 11:42:56 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 96
Resource URL Clicks: 17
Cumulative Rating: NOT YET RATED
Report a Problem with this Resource Record

Resource Comments

(no comments available yet for this resource)

user login
why log in?
Manage your resources
Save, organize, and share resources that you find.

Subscribe to bulletins
Automatically be notified about new resources that match your interests.

It's easy, fast, and FREE!
for the

Copyright 2015 Internet Scout Resource Metadata
Copyright 2015 Internet Scout
NSF NSDL University of Wisconsin Internet Scout
Leave Feedback