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Effects of Ocean Acidification on Water Quality Video

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The ocean has an approximate pH of 8.2. What does this number mean in terms of acidity?

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1. The carbonate ion, the bicarbonate ion and carbonic acid are all chemically similar. How do they differ from each other?

2. The pH of the ocean is changing. What is the approximate change in pH of the ocean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will evaluate your knowledge of ocean acidification. You will be evaluated on what is produced from the shells of sea creatures and the effects of an increase of carbon dioxide in the ocean.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use these tools to test your understanding of:

  • Difference between the carbonate ion, the bicarbonate ion and carbonic acid
  • The effects of carbon dioxide increasing in the ocean
  • What the shells of sea creatures produces
  • The change of pH in the ocean
  • The meaning of the ocean's pH level of 8.2

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ocean acidification
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the changes of pH in the ocean
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the differences between the carbonate ion, the bicarbonate ion and carbonic acid

Additional Learning

To study more information about the ocean, go over the lesson titled Effects of Ocean Acidification on Water Quality. The lesson contains these objectives:

  • Identify the natural role of the oceans and how carbon dioxide affects this role
  • Review the function of pH in the ocean
  • Learn about the three important chemicals that are found in oceans
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