In this drinking water learning exercise, students complete a crossword puzzle given 23 clues about drinking water purification, water content, contaminants, and softeners.
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What's So Special about Bottled Drinking Water?
Is artesian water designed to be better, or is it just from wells similar to those in the city of Artesium? This experiment looks at many different types of bottled waters, including artesian. Using a soap mixture, scholars test to see...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
To Filter or Not to Filter
Drinking clean water can be taken for granted. Explore the process and high cost of filtering water with a water pollution and filtration activity. Young scientist build a filtration system to filter polluted water, examine the economics...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Your Environment, Your Health: Water Quality
How important is water quality where you live? The first module in a six-unit series includes four lessons on water quality. By applying the concept directly to the lives of pupils, they engage in meaningful learning. They read about...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Activity: How People Get Their Water Reservoirs: "Holding Tanks" for Drinking Water
Students experience and participate in "Riding the Water Cycle" with this activity. They explore, analyze and study the role of reservoirs in maintaining a reliable supply of drinking water. Each student constructs a model of a reservoir.
K - 8th Science
New Review Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Safe?
Protect your teeth with fluoridated drinking water. A short YouTube video from the ACS Reactions playlist explains how fluoride is a safe substance to add to drinking water. It highlights some common myths and debunks them.
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
The Water Cycle for Schools: Advanced Ages
Explore the water cycle in an interactive diagram of the process. The diagram shows how water is a moving system and constantly changing forms. The resourc includes vocabulary words that pupils click on in order to discover more about...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Role of Water in the Generation of Electricity
Not only do we need to drink water to survive, it has become increasingly important to us in its ability to help generate electricity. In some cases, it is renewable, and in others, it is not. Middle schoolers scrutinize a scenario by...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed