Testing Water Quality
In this science worksheet, learners test the quality of water taken from a local source and test it in a lab for the ingredients present.
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Using Water Chemistry as an Indicator of Stream Health
Will this water source support life? Small groups test the chemistry of the water drawn from two different sources. They then compare the collected data to acceptable levels to draw conclusions about the health of the source. The...
8th - 12th Science
Scholars build a simple filtration system to remove impurities from muddy water and rate the filtered water to a grade of clarity scale. The focus is on teamwork and problem solving. This lesson would be effective in your STEM curriculum...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
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
Testing for Chlorides, Bromides, and Iodides
How do we know when water is safe to drink? Part seven of a 10-part videos series uses water quality as a platform to explore the behavior of halide ions in solution, Further tests help learners differentiate between precipitates that...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science