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Watersheds

Investigation 2 – PostLab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANALYZE IT

Complete the Analysis Questions in your SDR then discuss them as a class. 

  • How was a watershed modeled in this Investigation? 
  • What is sediment? 
  • How does the amount of sediment in the water relate to water velocity? 
  • What is turbidity? 
  • How does the amount of sediment in the water relate to turbidity? 
  • What is a spectrophotometer?
  • Why did you use a spectrophotometer in this Investigation? 

GET FOCUSED

Complete the Focus Questions in your SDR then discuss them as a class.

  • Why did you use a spectrophotometer in this Investigation?
  • How does water velocity affect sedimentation and turbidity in a watershed?