Introduction: 5 min
Plan: 5 min
Improve: 35 min
Reflect: 10 min
55 min. Total
- Post EDP Poster
- Post Extreme Environments Quality Chart, p.48
- Create a Materials Store with remaining filter materials
- Copy and distribute Engineering Showcase Invitations, p. 59
- If needed, replenish samples & copy new reuse plan cards, p. 53
EDP Steps Used In This Activity
Youth improve their process to better meet the criteria of their extreme environment.
- If groups struggled in Activity 4, use this as additional time to meet criteria.
- If groups accomplished criteria in Activity 4, use budget contraints to improve the process.
Today we improved our water reuse process. Not getting it the first time helps make technology better.
Key Take Away
We can improve technologies we have designed.
Did you know?
The International Space Station filters and treats every drop of water used on board so it can be used again the next day. To learn more, check out this cool NASA video linked through: www.planets-stem.org/water-inextreme-environments/