Most Popular School Water Test Kits

Many Science Fair Project Ideas from all grade levels use our most popular School Water Test Kits chosen by parents and students over many years. Map of student science fair water projects across U.S. using ScienceFairCenter.com school water test kits.

AnswerPak science fair school water test kits allow the student scientist to perform semiquantitative tests on water samples at home, school or outdoors. These school water test kits include Quickcheck Test Strips and easy to follow instructions, plus Clean, Sterile water sample bags and color concentration comparator that make each kit very convenient and simple to use.

Background information on each test water quality parameter is available as PDF downloads.

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List of School Water Test Kits


 500 – Drinking Water Basic Tests
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Nitrate, Nitrite, Free Chlorine and Total Chlorine

 504 – Drinking Water Basic Tests Plus Bacteria
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Nitrate, Nitrite, Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine plus Bacterial Growth Indicator

 508 – Drinking Water Full Panel and Bacteria Tests
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Nitrate, Nitrite, Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), Dissolved Metals (Combined Metals Cu+2, Co+2, Zn+2, Cd+2, Ni+2, etc.) and Bacterial Growth Indicator

 514 – City Water Profile
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Iron +2, Free Chlorine and Total Chlorine

 518 – Well Water Profile
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Iron +2, Nitrate and Nitrite

 522 – Public Drinking Water Fountain
 Alkalinity, pH, Water Hardness, Free Chlorine, Total Chlorineplus Bacterial Growth Indicator

 524 – Compare Drinking and Bottle Water
 Alkalinity, pH, Water Hardness, Free and Total Chlorine

 526 – Compare Drinking and Bottle Water – Advanced
 Alkalinity, pH, Water Hardness, Free and Total Chlorine Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and Dissolved Metals (Combined Metals Cu+2, Co+2, Zn+2, Cd+2, Ni+2, etc.)

 532 – EPA Free Chlorine in Drinking Water
 Free Chlorine, Alkalinity and pH

 534 – Essential Minerals
 Phosphate, Nitrate, Nitrite, Trace Metals, Iron +2

 536 – Balanced Minerals
 Phosphate, Nitrate, Nitrite, Trace Metals, Iron +2 Alkalinity and pH

 538 – Environmental and Outdoor Water
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Total Dissolved Solids(TDS)

 540 – Environmental and Outdoor Water Plus Bacteria
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Total Dissolved Solids(TDS) plus Bacterial Growth Indicator

 544 – Environmental and Outdoor Water Full Panel and Bacteria
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness,Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Nitrate, Nitrite, Phosphate, Dissolved Metals, Iron +2, and Bacterial Growth Indicator

 550 – Aquatic and Algae Growth Nutrients
 Phosphate, Nitrate, Nitrite, Alkalinity and pH

 552 – Lake, Pond and River Essential Minerals
 Phosphate, Nitrate, Nitrite, Dissolved Metals (Combined Metals Cu+2, Co+2, Zn+2, Cd+2, Ni+2, etc.) and Iron +2

 562 – Salt – Brackish – Estuary Water
 Salinity (Dissolved Salt) and pH of Water

 564 – Plant Growth Nutrients
 Phosphate, Nitrate, Nitrite, Alkalinity and pH

 566 – Plant Growth Nutrients Plus Bacteria Growth
 Phosphate, Nitrate, Nitrite, Alkalinity, pH plus Bacterial Growth Indicator

 568 – Cooking Vegetables in Water
 Alkalinity, pH, Free and Total Chlorine, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Dissolved Metals (Combined Metals Cu+2, Co+2, Zn+2, Cd+2, Ni+2, etc.)

 572 – Washing Fruits and Vegetables
 Alkalinity, pH, Free and Total Chlorine, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and Bacterial Growth Indicator

 576 – Compare Juice Soda Pop and Milk
 “pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)

 578 – Checking Pet Drinking Water Bowl
 pH, Alkalinity, Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine plus Bacterial Growth Indicator

 580 – Copper Pipe Corrosion and Acidic Water
 Copper (+1,+2) ions and pH

 582 – Metal Pipe Contamination
 pH, Copper, Zinc and Iron +2

 584 – Dissolved Metals and pH in Water
 Dissolved Metals and pH (Combined Metals Cu+2, Co+2, Zn+2, Cd+2, Ni+2, etc.)

 588 – Fertilizer Pollution
 Nitrate, Nitrite, Phosphate, Alkalinity and pH

 590 – Effects of Water Quality on Paper Making
 pH, Alkalinity, Total Hardness, Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine and Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)

 594 – Evaluate Water Filter Performance
 pH, Alkalinity, Water Hardness, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Iron +2, Free Chlorine and Total Chlorine