How Full is Full?

Middle schoolers examine porosity and permeability and relate these concepts to groundwater flow. They use simple materials to conduct a porosity experiment and use the information to understand how environmental engineers decide on the placement and treatment of a drinking water well. They recommend sites for drinking water wells based on porosity and permeabilit and explain why engineers need to measure the porosity and permeability of different soils.

6th - 8th Science 8 Views 9 Downloads
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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