Water Pollution In Water

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The topic that was chosen was turbidity. Turbidity is the pollution in water. Turbidity is commonly associated with cloudiness or haziness in water. The pollution that studied was dirt and how it affected fish. It is important because it is killing our wildlife. There needs to get teams of people each month going out and cleaning up the water. If the dirt in the water affected the fish then the experimental group would die. During the time of researching this topic, it was discovered how different this world has changed, the types of creatures have been affected by pollution.
Too much caffeine can affect sleep. Too much algae or sediment in lakes/ streams can make them unlivable for aquatic life.Turbidity is caused by particles suspended or dissolved in water that scatter light making the water appear cloudy or murky.Turbidity is the cloudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by large numbers of individual particles that are generally invisible to the naked eye, similar to smoke in air.

In this project, dirt had been used to change the conditions of the environment and see how these fish would react. During which there was an opposite tank with normal water, a filter and 5 fish. The other tank had been used with a container, dirt, and five fish as well.

During this projects it was tested to see how each fish would react to the water. Most of the fish in the dirty water have died, all but 2. More of the fish died in this tank then the normal water tank.
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