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Water Pollution

Fifth graders study the impact of human activity on water quality and on the ecosystems of Earth. After a discussion on the various ways that water can be polluted, groups of youngsters get together to figure out the best way to clean a polluted sample of water. They must choose between screening, sedimentation, filtration, and chemical treatment. A terrific, hands-on science lesson.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Modeling
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