Lesson Plan

Making Connections with Water Quality

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What's in your water? And, why is water quality so important? Enhance your class's level of water appreciation through a lesson that demonstrates the necessity of water quality. Environmental enthusiasts explore the EPA's Clean Water Act, discover common water pollutants, and design a water filtration device.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • While pupils are online, have them complete a water filtration interactive 
  • Plan a trip to a local water treatment facility, so learners can see the process firsthand
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals need computer time for research and a Webquest
  • From PowerPoints to extension activities, the teacher's guide contains everything needed for the unit
  • The Must Have engagement activity sets the tone for the unit by getting students to prioritize effectively
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