Is My Water Safe?

Pupils discuss what makes their drinking water safe and unsafe. They locate and visit a local tributary and test the water in the tributary. Students test the water's pH, hardness, dissolved oxygen, and total alkalinity. They compose a summary paragraph about the tests and create a slide show presentation over their findings.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Presentation
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