How Do We Clean Polluted Water?

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How do we clean up oil spills and other pollutants in the water? Explore water treatment strategies with a set of environmental science experiments. Groups remove oil from water, work with wastewater treatment, and perform a water treatment simulation.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use during Earth Day or in a school-wide focus on protecting the environment
  • Divide the experiments into separate days, or save for a longer block period
Classroom Considerations

  • Experiments require a long list of materials, but items shouldn't be difficult to obtain
  • Does not include a lab sheet
  • The activity closure includes a journal prompt and group discussion
Pros

  • Fun and engaging for all learners
  • Comes with relevant vocabulary lists and procedures
Cons

  • None