Exploration Labs: Citric Acid Process of Soil Remediation
Use a spectrophotometer to produce a standard curve to quantify iron in soil samples.
$450 for this two-hour session
For more information about this program, contact:
Office of Educational Programs Brookhaven National Laboratory Bldg.400C – P.O. Box 5000 Upton, NY 11973-5000 631-344-4495 (phone) 631-344-7098 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org
Students will model a BNL developed non-toxic technique for removal of toxic metals from soil. By using iron as a model for a toxic metal, students will quantify the amount of iron in a soil sample before and after removing the iron.
Vocabulary: chelation, photodegradation, remediation, spectrophotometer, standard curve
Audience for this Program
New York State Science Standards
Information for Teachers
These programs are registered with Eastern Suffolk BOCES Exploratory Enrichment.