Each mini-lesson lists all materials and websites specific to the topic. Below are all websites that will be referenced and materials that are required.
- RiverWeb Water Quality Simulator: http://mvhs1.mbhs.edu/riverweb/ (one of numerous simulations on the Maryland Virtual High School website)
- Arizona State University Decision Center: http://watersim.asu.edu/Default.aspx
- City of Tempe (AZ) Water Utilities Website: http://www.tempe.gov/water/
- NASA Water Contaminant Control: http://www.sti.nasa.gov/tto/Spinoff2010/er_4.html
- Water Contaminant Control Article USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/space/2011-07-31-nasa-environmental-cleanup_n.htm
- Plumbing the Space Station: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2001/ast03apr_2/
- Water on The Space Station: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/living/factsheets/water.html
- Turning Urine into Water: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/11/081111210838.htm
- New Menu Item on the Space Station: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=new-menu-item-on-space-st
- "How much water is in my latte": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nekqKEsbdU
- 100 ml sand
- 100ml beaker full of gravel
- 100 ml macaroni
- 1 charcoal briquette
- 1 coffee filter
- 1 liter soda bottle, empty
- Basic lab glassware and funnels
- Each team of students may bring 3 additional items from home to use in their filtration system. This may not include any commercial filtration systems.
- Vernier Lab Quest or similar with a variety probes. (If this technology is not available, you may use pH paper, pool testing kits or various water quality testing strips that are available inexpensively on line.)
- Water collection bottles
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