Introduction: 5 min
A Greywater Process: 35 min
Reflect: 10 min
50 min. Total
- Post EDP Poster
- Fill in chart on Mapping Greywater with student data, pp. 43-45
- Make copies of map and tape together for each group
- Get a head start on prep for Activity 4
EDP Steps Used In This Activity
Youth apply what they learned in Activities 1 & 2 to improve water quality at least one level so it can be reused for a different purpose.
- Set-up pipe color key prior to design
- There are many correct answers
Videos Related to this Activity
Science Snippet: Build your content knowledge to help answer youth's questions.
Replay the Special Report video from 3:25 to 4:05 to remind youth of how pipes deliver water to and from different areas.
Today we engineered a process to filter a limited amount of water so it could be reused for different purposes.
Key Take Away
When water is limited, it can be filtered to remove contaminants/improve quality so it can be reused for different purposes.
Did you know?
Many buildings around the world are already piped to use reclaimed water in toilets. Reclaimed means that waste water has been treated or filtered for reuse.