You’ll need the following items to complete this lab session. (The standard kit for this book, available from www.thehomescientist.com, includes the items listed in the first group.)
Reaction plate, 24-well
Sodium borate solution, 0.1% w/r to boron
Desk lamp or other strong light source
Specimens (see text)
Soil and water pollution takes many forms. It may be chemical or biological. The source may be natural—as, for example, when heavy metals leach from a crumbling rock face or scat from wild animals contaminates an apparently pristine mountain ...