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Use the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico as a phenomenon for understanding ionic compounds, solutions, solubility rules, and predicting the outcomes of a chemical reaction (NGSS PS-1-2). At the end of this unit, students engineer a filtration system to remove pollutants and dissolved ions from contaminated water. This unit is designed to be taught during the first semester of an on-level Chemistry class (prior to stoichiometry).


Holly Garcia, Adel DeSoto Minburn High School Chemistry Teacher

  • Session: Afternoon #2
  • Title: Chemistry: The Dead Zone and Solubility
  • Date: April 1, 2022
  • Time: 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
  • Location: Rod Library 324, University of Northern Iowa

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