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Testing Water

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Use an indicator to test water for the presence of chemicals (hardness).

indicator

hardness

mystery water sample

tablet

soft water

hard water

chemicals

dissolve


Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Water Module

Activity , Part 1
pg. 6

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 9



Filter water through earth materials to see effect on water hardness.

filter

hardness

acid rain

earth materials

limestone

gravel


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 4, Part 2
pp. 7 & 8

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 10


Compare properties of local water samples.

Understand some of the variables that impact the purity of water.


water quality

clarity

particles

organisms

hand lenses

hardness

evaporation

reservoir


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 4, Part 3
pg. 9

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 11

Read:
The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks
by Joanna Cole
New York City Edition


Understand how everyone can conserve water.

water cycle

water usage

volume

water conservation

graphing


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 4
pg. 11
Mathematics
Development

Read:
The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks
by Joanna Cole

New York City Edition