Pond to Cup
This activity allows students to apply their knowledge of the scientific method to solve a problem. Students are challenged to make pond water safe for human consumption while learning about what effects the growth of microorganisms.
This inquiry activity was developed by a K-12 science teacher in the American Physiological Society¬ís 1998 Frontiers in Physiology Program. The NSES Standards addressed by this activity are current as of the year of development. For more information on the Frontiers in Physiology Program, please visit www.frontiersinphys.org.