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Water Treatment and Filtration Kit

Item # 652781 Online Only This product is not available in our print catalog.

Learn about the processes performed at a water treatment plant and the reasons for these processes. Students perform several of the procedures that occur in a water treatment plant on "polluted" water on a smaller scale. They examine the changes in the water after each treatment step and observe the physical characteristics of water, such as clarity, color, and odor and how they are affected from the beginning of the treatment process until the end.

Price

$36.75

Ships from the manufacturer and will arrive on or about 9/30/21

Great for small groups or for students who are working at home!
Students develop knowledge of the processes performed at a water treatment plant and learn the reasons for each process. They perform, on a small-scale, several of the procedures that occur in a water treatment plant on "polluted" water. They examine the changes in the water after each treatment step is performed. Students also observe physical characteristics of water, such as clarity, color, and odor and how they are affected from the beginning of the treatment process until the end. Contains enough materials for 5 groups and includes teacher's manual and student study guide.

This kit addresses the following Next Generation Science Standards*:
Performance Expectation(s)

MS-PS1-2. Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.
HS-PS1-3. Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence to compare the structure of substances at the bulk scale to infer the strength of electrical forces between particles.

Crosscutting Concepts
Patterns

Disciplinary Core Ideas
PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
PS1.B: Chemical Reactions

Science and Engineering Practices
Analyzing and Interpreting Data
Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

*Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.

  • Excepted Quantity - This product is/contains a DOT regulated hazardous material in an excepted quantity. This does not incur a hazardous materials fee. Orders shipping to HI and AK are subject to review and may incur additional shipping charges.
  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.
 
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Alum (potassium aluminum sulfate), 10 g 1 Included
Lime (calcium oxide), 10 g 1 Included
Clay (kaolin) Powder, 5 g 1 Included
Green Food Coloring, 2 mL 1 Included
White Vinegar, 10 mL 1 Included
Plastic Cups 25 Included
Stirring Sticks 5 Included
Student Study Guide 1 Included
Teacher's Manual 1 Included