Water Filtration

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Link to Resource: http://www.earthsciweek.org/classroom-activities/water-filtration
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:American Geosciences Institute (AGI); Earth Science Week (ESW); Nebraska Earth Systems Education Network
Summary:"Each group will design a water filtration system and present to the class why they picked their design. Students are given a variety of materials (soil, gravel, charcoal, etc) and must try to filter """"polluted"""" (with food coloring, salt, dish soap) water."
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.A; ESS3.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:5-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-4; K-ESS3-3; MS-ESS3-3
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; earth science week; elementary school; environment; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; pollution; water; water quality
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