Science on Seneca (SOS)

SOS Teacher Lesson Plans and Student Worksheets

Acid Rain Lesson

Through this lesson and accompanying activity students will learn more about acid rain and its effects while using the scientific method and working with MS Excel to plot and analyze data charts.

Acid Rain Teacher's Guide
Acid Rain Student's Worksheet

Dissolved Oxygen Lesson

Through this lesson and accompanying activity students will learn more about acquatic life while using MS Excel and interpreting data.

Dissolved Oxygen Teacher's Guide
Dissolved Oxygen Student's Worksheet

Plankton

The Primary Producers of the Aquatic World.

Plankton Teacher's Guide
Plankton Student Guide

Scientific Inquiry

Students will learn background information about the geology, biology and chemistry of Seneca Lake through this lesson.

Scientific Inquiry Teacher's Guide

Tropic Status of Lakes

In this lesson students will be investigating the trophic status of three Finger Lakes in New York State using charts and figures provided.

Tropic Status of Lakes Teacher's Guide
Tropic Status of Lakes Student's Guide

Watersheds, Landuse and Pollution

Through this lesson and accompanying activity students'll learn more about watersheds and their vulnerablity to sources of pollution.

Watersheds, Landuse and Pollution Teacher's Guide
Watersheds, Landuse and Pollution Student's Worksheet

Zebra Mussels

Through this lesson and accompanying activity, studets will learn more about the impact of exotic species on lake ecology.

Zebra Mussels Teaching Guide
Zebra Mussels Students Worksheet

Study of Quagga vs. Zebra Mussels in Seneca Lake
by Sheila Myers, Dr. Bin Zhu and Sarah Meyer, Finger Lakes Institute

Quagga vs. Zebra Mussels Teacher's Guide
Quagga vs. Zebra Mussels Student Worksheet

Science on Seneca Webquest
by Janet Siegel, School Without Walls, Rochester CSD

SOS Webquest Worksheet

Sediment Core Lesson Plan
by Emma Cochran '09

Sediment Core Lesson


Contact

Barb Halfman
Science on Seneca Coordinator
bhalfman@hws.edu
(315) 781-3606


Events

SOS Teacher Training

TBA Spring 2018


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