INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENCE EDUCATION
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Nitrate Contamination of Bottled Water: Description of a Project-based Learning Experience

Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2020, 16(3), e2218, https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/8337
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ABSTRACT

The objective of this work is to describe a project-based learning experience carried out with students of an assistant training course. Students had to design a project to establish nitrate contamination of bottled water, analyse the reasons why people consume bottled water and their perception about its quality. For this purpose, a survey and a sampling plan was planned and executed. The survey was answered by 364 people. A total of 200 samples were obtained from 20-liter containers. Results were discussed and presented in a scientific reunion. Strategies to employ the data obtained and the methodology used in undergraduate courses were proposed.

KEYWORDS

project-based learning bottled water public health

CITATION (APA)

González, A. J., Fortunato, M. S., Korol, S. E., & Gallego, A. (2020). Nitrate Contamination of Bottled Water: Description of a Project-based Learning Experience. Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 16(3), e2218. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/8337
Harvard
González, A. J., Fortunato, M. S., Korol, S. E., and Gallego, A. (2020). Nitrate Contamination of Bottled Water: Description of a Project-based Learning Experience. Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 16(3), e2218. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/8337
Vancouver
González AJ, Fortunato MS, Korol SE, Gallego A. Nitrate Contamination of Bottled Water: Description of a Project-based Learning Experience. INTERDISCIP J ENV SCI ED. 2020;16(3):e2218. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/8337
AMA
González AJ, Fortunato MS, Korol SE, Gallego A. Nitrate Contamination of Bottled Water: Description of a Project-based Learning Experience. INTERDISCIP J ENV SCI ED. 2020;16(3), e2218. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/8337
Chicago
González, Ana Julieta, María Susana Fortunato, Sonia Edith Korol, and Alfredo Gallego. "Nitrate Contamination of Bottled Water: Description of a Project-based Learning Experience". Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education 2020 16 no. 3 (2020): e2218. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/8337
MLA
González, Ana Julieta et al. "Nitrate Contamination of Bottled Water: Description of a Project-based Learning Experience". Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, vol. 16, no. 3, 2020, e2218. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/8337

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