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Cleaning Water Activity

A photocopy of the front page of the Teacher's Activity Sheet

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education, Students
Grade Levels: 3-5
Publication Year: 2006
Subjects: Earth Science, Life Science, Spanish

This lesson will help your students answer the question:
What can I do to make clean water?

In this lesson, students will
- Design and build their own water filtering system.
- Collect data to compare water before and after filtering.
- Develop a conclusion based upon the results of this experiment.
- Compare individual results to class results to look for patterns.

Cleaning Water Activity
>  For educators [722KB PDF file]
>  en español

>  For students [315KB PDF file]
>  en español

The Cleaning Water Activity is the lesson that accompanies Where Would a Space Explorer Find Water and Oxygen?, one of the topics in the 21st Century Explorer series.

All components are available on the 21st Century Explorer Web site  →.

Also in this series:
Those Who Have Come Before Me Activity
Food For Spaceflight Activity
Get a Leg Up Activity
Speed It Up Activity
Designing a Crew Exploration Vehicle Activity
What's Hidden Inside Activity
Moon Mining Activity
Let's Investigate Mars Activity
Making Regolith Activity
Ray Shielding Activity
Cool Suits Activity

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Page Editor: Flint Wild