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Waste Water Treatment Template

Created By: Ken Pitts
Please delete all prompts written in this template (including this one)  when you complete your project.  Compose an explanation that addresses and illustrates (with images and video) the story of waste water treatment "Corona style."  Keep your images no larger than 650 pixels wide.  Copy the following table into your project titled by your group's first names and "Sewage Treatment".  For instance "Tom, Lola, Richard, & Nancy's Sewage Treatment"



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 Please describe and illustrate the goal of waste water (sewage) treatment and the sources for the water entering the facility.
 Please describe and illustrate the process of "preliminary sewage treatment".
 Please describe and illustrate the process of "primary sewage treatment."
 Please describe and illustrate the process of "secondary sewage treatment."
 Please describe and illustrate the process of "tertiary sewage treatment."
 Please describe and illustrate the process of "quaternary sewage treatment."
 Please describe and illustrate what happens to the solids after they are removed from the water.  Include how it is treated and where it ends up.
 Please write about interesting facts you learned while touring the sewage treatment facility.  Include group shots taken.
 Please include a sincere thank you to plant manager Mark Palmer and education director Monica Lin for taking us on the tour and doing an outstanding job of communicating.  Also include a thank you to the City of Corona for funding the tour through their Water Grants

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Ecocolumn Weekly Data Log

Created By: Ken Pitts
Date of observation:

Date of previous observation:

Qualitative Data:
descriptions of what you see:
soil chamber: 

compost chamber:

aquatic chamber:

images of your system (upload to MyFiles; Images: or Videos before inserting into this document):
soil chamber:

compost chamber:

aquatic water chamber:

Quantitative Data
soil chamber
temperature:  
pH:  
% moisture:  

compost chamber
temperature:  
pH:  
% moisture:

water water chamber
temperature:
pH:
dissolved Oxygen (DO) mg/L or ppm:
Ammonia ion concentration mg/L or ppm:
Nitrate ion concentration mg/L or ppm:
Calcium ion concentration mg/L or ppm:
Chloride Ion concentration mg/L or ppm:
Turbidity:
Any other requested quantitative test results:

How accurate was (were) your prediction(s) from last week?    

Describe how far off you were and hypothesize why.  

What observations were of the greatest interest or concern to you this week?  

What adjustments did you make to address your concerns?  

What do you predict you will observe next week because of these adjustments?  

Any real world application to what you saw this week?
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Genetic Traits Illustrated

Created By: Ken Pitts
 Dominant & Recessive Traits
 explanation
image(s) illustrating 
 Polygenic Traits
 explanation
 image(s) illustrating
 Codominant / Multiple Alleles Traits
 explanation
 image(s) illustrating
 Incomplete Dominance (Intermediate) Traits
explanation
 images illustrating
 Sex-Linked (X-Linked) Traits 
 explanation
 image(s) illustrating
 Sex-Influenced Traits
 explanation
 image(s) illustrating
 Single Allele Traits
 explanation
 image(s) illustrating

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Geologic Time Events

Created By: Ken Pitts
APES LIFE HISTORY ANALOGY

If all of life's history (3.7 billion years)  were _________________________________________, then the following events would happen at:


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 Your Analogy Value Years Ago  Description of Events That Affected Life on EARTH  Picture or Videos 
 1    0 Now is an interesting time to live.  It seems we have so many decisions to make and problems to solve, but life is flourishing on our planet right at this moment.  Conditions are right for life.
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 50    3.7 billion years ago  Heterotrophic, anaerobic, prokaryotes show up in the fossil record.  The rounded rocks in the picture are stromatolite heads colonies of bacteria from over 3 billion years ago.  
 
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