Environment of Life Laboratory Manual

(Ninth Edition)
Author: Kamau W. Mbuthia, PhD

Paperback: 166 pages

ISBN: 978-1-58390-156-4

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About the Book

• 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 85
• Nutrient Enrichment on Growth of Freshwater Algae: Designing and 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.