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Environment of Life Laboratory Manual

by Kamau W. Mbuthia, PhD

Tenth Edition

Print Version

Paperback Price: $26.54

ISBN: 978-1-97507-624-5

159 pages


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About the Book

Covering basic ecology and current environmental problems of air, water, and land pollution, as well as human population dynamics, this is the tenth edition of the highly-regarded Biology 1010 Lab Manual for the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Bowling Green State University.

• Introduction
• Writing Laboratory Reports
• Sample Lab report
• Introduction to Microscopes
• Applying the Scientific Method
• The Plankton Community and Pond Ecology
• Water Quality Assessment — Coliform Bacteria, Dissolved oxygen, pH, and Benthic Macroinvertebrates
• Analyzing Environmental Data Using Two Fundamental Statistical Tests: t-test and Chi-square
• Introduction to Spectrophotometry
• Nutrient Enrichment on Growth of Freshwater Algae: Designing an Individualized Project
• Soil Microbial Diversity and Chemical Analysis
• Estimating Population size through 'mark and recapture'
• Human Population growth and impacts on environment
• Recycling in Ohio
• Endangered Animal and Plant Species

About the Author

Dr. Kamau Mbuthia is a Lecturer in the Biological Sciences Department of the College of Arts and Sciences at Bowling Green State University.