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What Is a One Part Per Million Solution?

Author(s): Nancy P. Moreno, PhD, Barbara Z. Tharp, MS, and Judith Dresden, MS.

What Is a One Part Per Million Solution?

Students will learn that substances dissolved in water can be present in very tiny quantities (parts per million) that are not visible to the eye. Reviewing fractions by factors of ten will help to facilitate student understanding the concept of parts per million. 

Concept

  • Substances dissolved in water can be present in very tiny amounts that are not visible to the eye.


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Numbers: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932


Houston Endowment Inc.

Houston Endowment Inc.

Foundations for the Future: Capitalizing on Technology to Promote Equity, Access and Quality in Elementary Science Education