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In this lab, students investigate groundwater flow and water quality within a groundwater well field on the CSU campus. The well field is part of the GroundWater Education and Teaching (GetWET) Observatory south of the Hilton Inn off Centre Drive. Students determine water flow paths and rates as well as measure water quality parameters such as water temperature, pH, electrical conductivity, and dissolved oxygen. Materials needed for this lab include: Groundwater equipment: Groundwater well or wells adjacent to a perennial stream. Water quantity equipment: Electronic water meter, staff, plate, tape, stop watch, and float to measure surface velocity. Water quality equipment: pH, temperature specific conductance, and dissolved oxygen meters, bailer, and bucket to collect samples. Other equipment: Map of site showing location of wells and stream.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,Ground Water,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Water Quality/Chemistry,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100502201259582T,Groundwater,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Surface Water,Geoscience,NSDL

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    English

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