Innovating Science STEM Investigations, Design A Water Filter

Item #: 2019924

Get your science students excited about scientific discovery with this hands on STEM Investigations kit.

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How is the water that comes out of our faucets made safe for consumption? With this Innovating Science STEM Investigations kit, students will learn about the processes performed at water treatment facilities, and then engineer their own small scale filtration plant. Once they design their filtering system, they will observe and evaluate the quality of the water they produce. Kit contains enough materials for 15 groups of students. Teacher’s Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.
Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)* Disciplinary Core Ideas: ETS1.A; ETS1.B; ETS1.C Performance Expectations: 3-5-ETS1-1; 3-5-ETS1-2; 3-5-ETS1-3; MS-ETS1-3; MS-ETS1-4 Cross Cutting Concepts: Influence of Science, Engineering, and Technology on Society and the natural World Engineering Practices: Asking Questions and Defining Problems; Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions; Planning and Carrying Out Investigations; Analyzing and Interpreting Data; Developing and Using Models
Includes:
  • 1500g Fine Sand
  • 1500g Gravel
  • 300g Activated Charcoal
  • 5mL Green Food coloring
  • 25mL White Vinegar
  • 30 Coffee Filters
  • 1 bag Cotton Balls
  • 75 Plastic Cups