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Water Quality and Water Treatment Through Hands-on Activities and Real-Life Applications

Author Information

* Name: Jillian Maxcy-Brown, Mostafa Dadashi Firouzjaei; Emily A. Elliott

* Position: Jillian and Mostafa are graduate students at The University of Alabama in Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Elliott is a Research Scientist/Instructor with The University of Alabama, Departments of Geography and Geological Sciences

* Contact: jmaxcybrown [at], mdfirouzjaei [at], emily.elliott [at]

* Year contributed: 2021


  • Grade Level: 2, 6, 7, HS Environmental Science
  • Alabama Course of Study: Grade 2 Standard 1; Grade 6 Standards 15, 16; Grade 7 Standard 9; Environmental Science Standards 10, 11


Teaching water quality and water treatment
* Show students how different separation processes remove particles/pollutants from water, ultimately helping to understand how we clean our water
* Students will use various filters to remove different size particles from water samples
* Students will learn about filters used in their everyday life and how these filters protect human and environmental health


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