The Effects Sodium Chloride Has on Pond Water Essay

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The Effects Sodium Chloride has on pond water

Introduction Ponds are depressions in the ground that fill with water from either run offs or melting snow or rain fall from many different weather changes. There are two types of ponds permanent and temporary. Ponds tend to be much smaller in size and are usually only six to ten feet in depth. This differs from a lake because the size of a lake is much larger and is much deeper. The temperature of a pond is usually the same from top to bottom and is not the same with a lake. The size of a pond allows sunlight to reach the bottom enabling plant life to grow throughout the bottom of the pond. This is not the same with lakes. Plant like tends to grow in shallower water and not so much
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The temperature stayed the same in both samples.

Temperature (°C) Total Alkalinity was recorded over the six weeks for both the control and experiment and started with 240ppm and ended with the same result of 240ppm.

Total Alkalinity (ppm) Total Harness was recorded over six weeks for both the control and experiment and started with 250ppm and ended with 425ppm.

Total Hardness (ppm) Total PH was tested and recorded over

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