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93 resources with the concept drinking water

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Episode 1.4: The Technology

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens when the plan just won't come together? Get a bigger team! Episode four in a seven-part series featuring the Global Problem Solvers examines what happens when young leaders run into a road block when implementing new...
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Episode 1.7: Birth of a Social Enterprise

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
All's well that ends well! The final episode in a seven-part series shows the outcome of the Global Problem Solver's quest to fix Malawi's aging water wells. The team sees the impact of their efforts firsthand and receives recognition...
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Episode 1.5: The Business Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Will the Global Problem Solvers be able to upgrade Malawi's outdated water wells? The fifth of seven episodes finds the team struggling with a technology upgrade. Scholars observe the power of perseverance and an entrepreneurial spirit...
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Episode 1.3: The Solution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can the people of Malawi get the fresh drinking water they need? The third episode in a seven-part series shows the Global Problem Solvers as they put their heads together and use technology to upgrade the country's system of wells....
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Episode 1.2: The Problem

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Where have all the schoolgirls in Malawi gone? Teen leaders solve a mystery and investigate a problem in episode two in the seven-part first series of Global Problem Solvers. After finding the missing girls at a far-away well, the group...
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Making Connections with Water Quality

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Sustainability: Learning for a Lifetime – The Importance of Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Water is essential for life—and understanding the importance of clean drinking water is essential in understanding sustainability! Show your environmental science class the basics of water testing and treatment through a week-long...
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Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Safe?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Protect your teeth with fluoridated drinking water. A short YouTube video from the ACS Reactions playlist explains how fluoride is a safe substance to add to drinking water. It highlights some common myths and debunks them.
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Your Environment, Your Health: The Great Debate—Bottled Water vs. Tap Water in Our School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Should bottled water be sold in schools, or should they only provide tap water? The summative unit in the six-part series encourages scholars debating this topic. The lessons teach how to build an argument, how to gain background...
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Water Bottle Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much plastic do manufacturers use to create water bottles each year? The class explores the number of water bottles used throughout the years to determine how many consumers will use in the future. Class members compare different...
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When Is Water Safe to Drink?

For Students 6th - 12th
How safe is the drinking water you have access to? Colors, smells, and other factors may lead you to finding out if your water is safe. Watch a video that explains the ways water becomes filtered and ways to know when water is contaminated.
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Water Treatment - Water Works

For Students 9th - 12th
With so much water everywhere, how is it that people around the world don't have clean water for drinking and bathing? Part three in a seven-part series describing Earth's water resources introduces the class to the process of water...
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The Right to a Clean Environment: Water

For Students K - 2nd
First, young citizens learn about water consumption by doing some research themselves on their home water usage and sharing their findings with the class. Then, they do some brainstorming and devise a plan to reduce water consumption.
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Arsenic and Selenium Removal From Drinking Water at a Minimal Cost

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Decide on the most efficient plan to supply drinking water. The second project-based learning task in a two-part series builds upon the first project. Pupils revisit the wells to supply drinking water, but they must make sure the...
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Testing the Waters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Should you trust the water you drink every day? The hands-on activity has scholars test water from different sources for contaminants. Pupils perform chemical testing and make conclusions about pH, hardness, iron, chlorine, lead, and...
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Youth Activism and the Dakota Access Pipeline

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do young people have a role in social movements? Should they? The involvement of young people in the Dakota Access Pipeline is the focus of a resource that asks class members to examine letters written by native youths who oppose the...
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Water Remediation Lab

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Water filtration — that's pure genius! Groups test the ability of a water filter to purify water by running chlorine contaminated water through a filter and measuring the chlorine concentrations as they filter the water. They then graph...
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Fine Filters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Need to know where your class' knowledge stands? Use these pre- and post-tests to determine your learners' knowledge about nano membranes and nano filters in relation to the filtering of water, specifically contaminated water.  
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Unit 2: Global to Local: Understanding My Place in the Hydrosphere

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does the ground around your home have to do with water pollution? Young ecologists learn about their local watershed and create their own cause-and-effect models of the hydrosphere.
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Things That Matter to Flocculants

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How does the dirt get out of your drinking water? A hands-on activity introduces the use of flocculants to help clear solid particles out of water. The plan walks learners through the process of setting up an experiment that controls the...
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Survival

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Equip young campers with important survival knowledge with a set of engaging lessons. Teammates work together to complete three outdoor activities, which include building a shelter, starting a campfire, and finding directions in the...
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The Outdoors Camping and Survival Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.
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Fracking: Positive or Negative Impact?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Your teenagers may have heard of fracking, but do they really know what it is? And could they debate the benefits and risks? Educate your environmental science class with a lesson about hydraulic fracturing, non-renewable energy sources,...
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Go H2O! Investigating Residential Water Systems

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Before your learners excuse themselves to get a drink at the water fountain, prompt them to think about where that water comes from. A middle school science instructional activity encourages groups to research their community's source of...