Plastic Pollution: Quantifying Microplastics Using Gravity Methods in the Classroom

Plastic Pollution: Quantifying Microplastics Using Gravity Methods in the Classroom

Type of Event Training
Date of Event 2019-05-18 ~ 2019-05-30 (Thursday) 18:30 - 21:30, (Saturday) 10:00 - 13:00
Registration description From now until 2019/05/08
Audience Junior and Senior Secondary Environment Science teachers
Quota 25 25
Fee Free
Performer Professor David Gonçalves, University of Saint Joseph
Organization Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Producer Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Language English
Information 83959184 (Mr. Mok Man Hong, Nicholas)
Goal 1. Know where to search for unbiased scientific information; 2. Review the sources and levels of environmental contamination by plastics and its consequences; 3. Gain practice on collecting field data in environmental sciences; 4. Develop a classroom experiment in environmental sciences using fluid density principles; 5. Know how to effectively report results from scientific experiments
Message Session 1 - Field activity: collection of sediments for the quantification of microplastics Session 2 - Plastic pollution: sources, types and trends Putting cooperative learning into practice - Class activity: isolating microplastics from sediments Session 3 - Analyzing data and reporting results - Class activity: quantifying microplastics and reporting the result


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Last modified: 2019-03-25 11:20

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