Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity, learners consider the water features they might enjoy at a community park--a pond, brook, water playground (or "sprayground"), or pool--and what happens to the water over time. In small groups, they explore and test common materials to identify the best low-tech materials that can be used to help filter water. This activity is part of a curriculum designed to engage learners in hands-on engineering challenges.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Oceanography,NSDL,Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering,Early Elementary,Biological science,About Inquiry,engineering,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,design,clean water,Problem Solving,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140718104109574T,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,Social Sciences,engineer,Materials science,filtration,Engineering and Technology,Environmental science,The Nature of Science,Anthropology,Technology and Society,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Life Science,General science,careers,Informal Education,Agriculture and Biotechnology,Invention and Innovation,Middle School,Human Impact,Pre-Kindergarten,General,water,drinking water,Elementary School,Technology,contamination,Conducting Investigations,History/Policy/Law,Research and Development,Upper Elementary,Impacts of Technology,Science as a Career,Ecology,water filtration,The Nature of Technology,Environmental Engineering,Technology and the Environment,Earth system science,Oceans and Water,Civil Engineering,Engineering,Geoscience,Science and society,The Design Process,Earth Structure,Education,Agriculture,The Scientific Process,Asking Questions,pollution

Language:

English

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