Investigations into eutrophication

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This brief resource provides five ideas for investigating the effects of eutrophication on aquatic plant life. Each activity is based on setting up a range of solutions with increasing amounts of minerals and following the growth of aquatic plants. The resource offers suggestions of how the mineral content could be varied and which plants would be suitable.

The activities,  from Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS), would be suitable for students aged 14-16, but could potentially be extended for post-16 work.

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