Ashford 4: – Week 2 – Laboratory
Water Quality and Contamination
Carefully review the Grading Rubric before beginning the assignment.
Before you begin this assignment, watch the video titled The Scientific Method Presentation. Then, read “Lab 2: Water Quality and Contamination.” This lab will allow you to investigate the effects of common pollutants on groundwater as well as mimic the filtration process utilized by wastewater treatment facilities. Additionally, you will perform tests on your own tap water to compare differences in contaminants found in bottled versus tap water. Then, you will utilize this information and your eScience lab kit to complete Experiments 1 through 3 on the Week Two Lab Reporting Form. Make sure to complete all of the following items before submission:
Submit the Week Two Lab Reporting Form via Waypoint. The document does not need to include a title page or other APA formatting; however, any outside resources utilized in your answers must be referenced in proper APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.