Ocean currents and salinity

 “Does water salinity affect ocean currents?”

Explore this theme with this experiment and understand the major influence of water’s salinity on ocean currents.

 

Ocean currents and temperature

“Does temperature affect ocean currents?”

Explore this theme with this experiment and study the major influence of water’s temperature on ocean currents.

 

Expansion of warm water

“Does water expand when heated?”

By recreating the phenomenon of oceans’ warming with an experiment, you will understand and illustrate one of the reasons of ocean levels rise.

 

Carbon dioxide (CO2) and ocean acidification

“Does the rise of atmospheric CO2 have consequences for the oceans?”

This sheet will help you understand the impact of the rise of certain greenhouse gases (such as carbon dioxide) on the climate and on the oceans.

 

Greenhouse effect

“What is the greenhouse effect?”

Many gases in the earth’s atmosphere allow us to live with a good temperature and protect us. Yet, the rise of the concentration of some of these gases causes climatic changes. This experiment will help you understand the phenomenon.

 

Germination and pollution

“Can seeds germinate under any conditions?”

This experiment enables students to estimate the consequences of a rise of acidity in an environment on the seed germination. Students will understand how modifying the environment can have deep consequences on the living beings living in it.

 

Pollution and plants

“Can plants absorb pollution?”

This experiment enables students to see the absorption of pollutants by the plants.

 

Testing wind turbines

“How is electricity made using the wind?”

This sheet enables the students to discover the working of « renewable » energies and their benefits.

 

Testing solar energy

“How can we make electricity with the sun?”

Introduce to the students the interest of solar energy to produce electricity.