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Grade 6-8

Water Pollution and Covid: Water Preservation

by Payton M. | Science

5 Lessons 17:47
  1. 1. Intro 1:00
  2. 2. Water preservation 3:22
  3. 3. Preventing Water Pollution 3:12
  4. 4. Water Treatment 3:35
  5. 5. Filtration experiment, part 3 6:38

Grade 6-8


NGSS Standards

About the course

"Take a close look at our current preservation challenges by covering the harrowing reality of the fragility of our freshwater infrastructure. Take stock of what tools and tactics you can employ to preserve the drinking water we already have.

Dive into the expansive effects of water pollution and the steps humans can take to improve the infrastructure of our water resources."


Water Filtration Experiment Part 3

Course overview



Students will be reminded of water’s precarious position as a limited resource and introduced to the concept of water preservation


Water preservation

Students will learn what little of our water supply is drinkable, and what consequences could amount from using said supply recklessly.


Preventing Water Pollution

Students will learn what governmental measures have gone in place to protect the safety of our drinking water.


Water Treatment

Students will learn the basics of water treatment infrastructure.


Filtration experiment, part 3

Continuing to another filtration medium, the filtration study continues in pursuit of which household item is most effective.

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  • Environmental Science
  • Experiment
  • pollution
  • Science
  • Water
  • water systems

Recommended Materials

A plastic water bottle, preferably 1 liter or larger, scissors, a sharp pen or a pin, a container of dirty water, a coffee filter.


Payton is a composer and orchestrator who recently graduated with High Honors in music from Wesleyan University. His passion for environmental advocacy, education, and activism is spurred by a love of nature and burning hate for climate change denialism.

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