Graphing pH levels in the ocean and making connections to ocean acidification.

Students will explore the topic of ocean acidification. They will construct, analyze and interpret a pH graph. Students will develop analytical thinking skills.



Amber Phillips

Teacher Resources

Next Generation Science Standards

Crosscutting Concepts
  • Stability and change

Core Ideas

  • PS1.B: Chemical Reactions
  • ESS2.E: Biogeology
  • Analyzing and interpreting data

Ocean Literacy Fundamental Concepts

  • 1.E: Most of Earth’s water (97%) is in the ocean. Seawater has unique properties: it is saline, its freezing point is slightly lower than fresh water, its density is slightly higher, its electrical conductivity is much higher, and it is slightly basic.