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Nitrate in Fresh Water Test

Kit #19-1-NI

From an environmental stand-point, it is sometimes necessary to hold back the forces of nitrogen. The essential balance of life in a body of water can become disrupted if they aren't. Students become aware of the presence of nitrate when the tested water samples turn a light pink color. This Lab-Aid permits 150 individual qualitative tests.

Details at a Glance

  • 1 Day | 1 ~50 minute class period
  • 1 Activity
  • Accommodates 5 classes, each with 10 groups of 3 students
  • Consumables service 150 students
  • Requires a water source

Scientific Concepts

  • Interpret tests
  • Measure pH of water samples
  • Understand and appreciate the relationship of chemicals in the environment

Guides & Student Sheets

Our kits and modules provide you with everything you need so you can open, review, and teach the material confidently the next day.

  • Full downloadable Teacher Guide with background information, detailed instruction, example data and answers
  • Downloadable Student Sheets with age appropriate background information, full procedure(s), and analysis questions
  • All materials necessary to carry out the investigation
  • Safety Data Sheets

Kit Components

  • 1 Teacher’s Guide with MSDS
  • 10 Student Worksheets and Guides
  • 10 Measuring spatulas
  • 6 Drop controlled bottles of Nitrate Test Solution No. 1
  • 3 Bottles of Nitrate Indicator Powder No. 2
  • 10 Calibrated sample tubes with caps