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How Much Sewage?

This extension activity, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), follows on from the How Much Waste? activity and provides an engaging task to continue the learning focusing on the link between sewage and the underground tunnel system. It encourages students to think about the role of engineers in providing us with healthy sanitation and waste-water disposal systems.

Learning outcomes include:
*To develop an insight into the representation of large volumes
*To determine and select variables, then apply mathematical formulae to solve real-life problems

This resource is supported by a full set of activities in the Shifting Sewage collection and by the video Shifting Sewage.

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