Water Quality and Contamination

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Lab 2 – Water Quality and Contamination Experiment 1: Effects of Groundwater Contamination |Table 1: Water Observations (Smell, Color, Etc.) | |Beaker |Observations | |1 |Slightly cloudy, unknown chemical smell | |2 |Oil and water do not mix | |3 |No detectable difference other than vinegar smell. | |4 |Soap settles to the bottom of the beaker until stirred. Heavy soap | | |scent. | |5 |Slight cloudiness and dirt particles, no odor | |6 |Water is darker with more sediment. No odor. | |7 |The water is clearer than 5 & 6. The smell of vinegar is strong. | |8 |Water is greenish brown with strong soap scent. In the others you can| | |see through to the bottom of the beaker. This one you cannot. | POST LAB QUESTIONS 1. Develop hypotheses on the

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